Thirteen months ago, Natalia Ponce de León was disfigured when a stalker threw acid in her face. She is receiving care from doctors and nurses trained by Physicians for Peace. 
April 26, 2015
Thank you to all for attending and supporting our Taste of Morocco fundraiser. We exceeded our fundraising goal!  

Our burn care training in Bogotá, Colombia, helps burn victims reclaim their smiles. 

TEACH ONE. HEAL MANY.
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teach one. heal many.

What We Do:

1 billion people lack access to healthcare systems. We train doctors, nurses and technicians working in developing regions of the world and equip them with the skills they need to provide daily, quality care to their patients and communities.

How We Do It:

We respond to the individual needs of hospitals, clinics and health systems and provide training that addresses their specific health challenges.

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We transform lives by training, supporting and empowering healthcare professionals working with the world’s underserved populations.

Train - Support - Empower
Bringing Health to All Four Corners of the World

Through educating the healthcare workforce in underserved regions, we can empower healthcare teams in local communities provide everyday access to quality healthcare. Our impact will allow individuals, like Diana, to train midwives and birth attendents to save more lives.

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Diana and Peter

MCH in Malawi

Diana Behling, a nurse from Hampton Roads, VA, teaches Helping Babies Breathe, a newborn resuscitation program designed for resource-limited settings such as those facing Peter Magongwa, a midwife in central Malawi.  

Train

The nearest medical facility is many miles from Peter’s village and is severely under-staffed – a challenge found throughout the country, where there is an average of only three healthcare workers per 10,000 people.

Support

Working with Diana and Peter, Physicians for Peace saves babies in distress and creates long-term relationships with our international colleagues. These relationships help us identify and address ongoing healthcare challenges in the communities we serve.

Empower

Your gift to Physicians for Peace funds Maternal and Child Health initiatives in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. These initiatives include Helping Babies Breathe, OB/GYN training for doctors and nurses, and teen mother education. 

Our burn care training in Bogotá, Colombia, helps burn victims reclaim their smiles. 

We work in five regions of the world addressing the where the training needs are most critical and have the highest impact to the community.

April 26, 2015
Thank you to all for attending and supporting our Taste of Morocco fundraiser. We exceeded our fundraising goal!  
April 22, 2015
In Colombia, victims of severe burns may have access to skin grafts, tech, as they were applied to Natalia Ponce de León in Bogotá, Colombia with the help of Physicians for Peace.
April 15, 2015
Approximately 1,500 acid attacks are recorded globally each year. The crime is quickly becoming more common in Colombia, where we are training local professionals in caring for the victims.
Acid Attack Victim Speaks Out
April 17, 2015
Thirteen months ago, Natalia Ponce de León was disfigured when a stalker threw acid in her face. She is receiving care from doctors and nurses trained by Physicians for Peace. 
Survivors of acid attacks in Colombia fight for justice
April 15, 2015
Approximately 1,500 acid attacks are recorded globally each year. The crime is quickly becoming more common in Colombia, where we are training local professionals in caring for the victims.
What This Young Doctor Experienced in the Field Changed His Idea of Medicine Forever
April 3, 2015
My take away from this trip is a commitment to maximize each interaction with my patients, and to learn from each of them just as I would my future attendings. 
Growing the Number of Surgeons in Malawi
February 24, 2015
I always had the idea that after retirement I would share my experiences with the next generation of surgeons. Working in Malawi with Physicians for Peace, I did not have to wait until retirement.