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12 Myths about Assisted Suicide and Medical Aid In Dying

This article is written by Ronald W. Pies, MD and Annette Hanson, MD and was published by on July 7, 2018. Introduction In an age of “alternative facts”, it’s hard to sort out myth from reality when it comes to so-called

Mozambique Medical Outreach May 2018

Aid to Africa Mozambique Medical Outreach Update In total we did 67 cataract eye surgeries on the first 2 days of the outreach being May the 14th and 15th. Two ladies told me that they had lost hope of ever

Angola Medical Outreaches

Photos from various medical outreaches to Angola by Doctors For Life

Mozambique Medical Outreaches

Photos from various medical outreaches to Mozambique by Doctors For Life

South Africa Medical Outreaches

Photos from various medical outreaches in South Africa by Doctors For Life

Malawi Medical Outreaches

Photos from various medical outreaches to Malawi by Doctors For Life

Botswana Medical Outreaches

Photos from various medical outreaches to Botswana by Doctors For Life

Doctors For Life April 2018 Newsletter

From the CEO’s desk Friends are at the heart of everything that’s done at Doctors for Life. There is an African proverb which says that one person’s arms cannot encompass a Baobab tree. We at DFL know it so well.

Special Life Alert: USA – Yale data: Cancer patients relying on unproven alternative treatments likely to die two and a half times sooner

According to Altmetric, which tracks the distribution and discussion of research papers online, a July article by several Yale physicians is the most-discussed paper ever published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute (JNCI). The title of this blockbuster:

Daring South Africa to give hope instead of abortion as a death sentence!

Embargo: Immediate release Enquiries: Doctors For Life Int. Date: 30 January 2018 Telephone: 032 481 5550 Doctors for Life International (DFL) commends the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) division of Health and Human Services (HHS) of the USA for setting

Doctors For Life November/December 2017 Newsletter

Our Legal Corner Dagga – To be or not to be On Tuesday the 7th of November ten Constitutional Court judges heard argument by various parties on whether or not to confirm the Western Cape High Court judgement delivered earlier

LIFEalerts 29 November 2017

Abortion USA – CNN crossfire debate on abortion (part 1) USA – CNN crossfire debate on abortion (part 2) Italy – Unknown group covers city of Rome with posters Canada – The error in the ‘My body, my choice’ argument

Emthaleni Child and Youth Care Centre

It is with much joy and excitement that we can now show you the most recent initiative at the Emthaleni Centre – a vegetable garden! Besides Emthaleni the garden will also provide vegetables for five of our other centres that

LIFEalerts 15 November 2017

Abortion UK – Legal abortion clinic pays staff bonuses to ensure abortions USA – More abortion clinics fail Health requirements USA – Paediatricians laud new ethical non embryonic stem cell vaccine USA – Former Abortion changes her view on abortion

DFL joins current Con Court Dagga battle amid FDA cracking down on Cancer curing claims

Media Release Embargo: Immediate release Enquiries: Doctors For Life Int. Telephone: 032 481 5550 Date: 07 November 2017 On Tuesday the 7th of November 2017 Doctors For Life International (DFL) as Amicus Curiae (Friend of The Court) and the Minister

Malawi medical outreaches 2017

We are so thankful to report that we just finished two successful medical outreaches in Malawi. Herewith just some brief feedback; The Doctors For Life International (DFL) teams camped at both places and each area offered its own challenges. The

2016 Annual Report

Introduction: By Gods grace thousands of lives in Southern Africa were impacted during this past year. We are sincerely thankful for the privilege to play our small role in this. Free medical examinations and treatment, dental care, pre-and post natal

LIFEalerts 25 October 2017

  Abortion South Africa – Political party seeks to repeal abortion act USA – Two states ban abortion on pain-capable babies USA – What really happens inside an abortion clinic? UK – Woman changed her mind about abortion Alternative Medicine

LIFEalerts 13 October 2017

  Abortion USA – Abortion clinic closed permanently due to health standards USA – Studies on victims of rape and abortion Alternative Medicine No news today Euthanasia UK – Is fear of being a burden a good reason for assisted

March for Life 1 October 2017

Special LIFEalert 23 September 2017

1. American College of Physicians Reaffirms Opposition to Legalization of Physician-Assisted Suicide ACP also calls for improved hospice and palliative care In “Ethics and the Legalization of Physician-Assisted Suicide,” an updated paper published today in Annals of Internal Medicine, the American

LIFEalerts 15 September 2017

  Abortion Iceland – Nearly 100% of Down syndrome babies terminated Alternative Medicine USA – Patients choosing alternative cancer therapy double risk of death Asia – Use of alternative medicine does more harm than good Euthanasia Canada – Financial suicide

South African March for Life

The National Alliance for Life (NAL) is an umbrella body composed of most pro-life groups, many churches and organizations. The aim of the March for Life is to: Inform most Christians in South Africa when life begins and what abortion

Dagga – The Truth

Say no to legalization of Dagga, the psychotic gateway drug

LIFEalerts 25 August 2017

Abortion USA – Texas permanently bans taxpayer funding of abortion USA – Google and Facebook Protesting Women’s Health Care Clinic Alternative Medicine USA – FDA Links Naturopathic Turmeric Death to Contaminated Product Euthanasia Netherlands – Latest end-of-life statistics from the

Dagga Court Case is Not the “Trial of the Plant”

The public should not lose sight of the fact that the ‘dagga couple’ were arrested for posession of 1.87 kg of dagga worth roughly R500 000. The crux of the matter is that on their own version they are drug

Doctors For Life Court Case to Prevent Legalization of Dagga (Marijuana)

We need your urgent financial support In RE: Stobbs and 2 others//National Director of Public Prosecutions and six ministers of government departments and Doctors For Life International Download the Court Papers Introduction On the 31st of July 2017 a court

South Africa should know the implications of letting the LGBT teach our children on homosexuality

Media Release Embargo: Immediate release Enquiries: Doctors For Life Int. Date: 11 July 2017 Telephone: 032 481 5550 Gender DynamiX, SWEAT, the Sexual and Reproductive Justice Coalition, Partners in Sexual Health and Triangle are the few mentioned LGBT NGO’s that

LIFEalerts 04 July 2017

Abortion Ireland – Women Travelling to UK for Abortions Drops for 15 Years USA – How millennials are impacting the pro-life movement UK – Consider What Unborn Babies Can Do in the Womb New Zealand – Abortions Drop to Lowest

Decriminalising Prostitution in South Africa is a nefarious miscarriage of Justice

Media Release Embargo: Immediate release Enquiries: Doctors For Life Int. Date: 26 June 2017 Telephone: 032 481 5550 The decriminalisation of prostitution is a nefarious miscarriage of justice that “disappears” egregious human rights abuses through the use of political smoke

LIFEalerts Special Edition

21 June 2017 Psychiatrist says transgendered men and women do not become the opposite sex The homosexual-transgender pressure group Human Rights Campaign and other LGBTQ organisations are trying to discredit Dr. Paul R. McHugh, who was a distinguished Service Professor

Doctors for Life commends the SALRC for the new prostitution laws proposed for S.A.

Media Release Embargo: Immediate release Enquiries: Doctors For Life Int. Date: 30 May 2017 Telephone: 032 481 5550 Doctors For Life International (DFL) as an overview of Project 107 (adult prostitution) commends the South African Law Reform Commission (SALRC) on

Protected: Doctors For Life May 2017 Newsletter

The Botswana Team

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LIFEalerts 10 May 2017

Abortion USA – Trump Signs Bill to Overturn Obama Rule USA – “Lumberjacks for Life” empower pregnant and parenting students Canada – $300 Abortion drug for free USA – University puts abortion pills in vending machine Alternative Medicine Nigeria –

LIFEalerts 16 March 2017

  Abortion USA – Norma McCorvey of Roe v. Wade Passes Away USA – House Votes to Overturn States Funding Planned Parenthood USA – Congressional Bill to Protect Doctors and Nurses against Abortions Africa – Women slam global ‘safe abortion’

Conflating marijuana plants with isolated cannabinoids to confuse the public

Embargo: Immediate release Date: 23 February 2017 Enquiries: Doctors For Life Int. Telephone: 032 4815550 Media Release Doctors For Life International (DFL) is concerned about the way news reporting on the Medical Innovations Bill keeps presenting the issue of ‘medical

LIFEalerts 16 February 2017

  Abortion Sweden – Nurse fired for refusing abortions sues for discrimination Ireland – Europe Using Abortion to Create a “Down Syndrome Free” World UK – Dangerous British Abortion Clinics Turning Away Women from Ireland Alternative Medicine No news today

LIFEalerts 25 January 2017

Abortion USA – Iowa Bill to Allow Women to Sue for Emotional Grief Northern Ireland – 100,000 People Alive Today Because Abortion illegal USA – Abortions Decline in the USA Alternative Medicine USA – Massachusetts Governor Signs Naturopathic Medicine Bill

Doctors For Life December 2016 Newsletter

From the CEO’s Desk Year end is a good time to reflect on the past year. It has been a busy year with many activities taking place. I am thankful for what we as an organisation could do. At first

LIFEalerts 19 December 2016

  Abortion USA – Abortions are continuing to drop USA – Texas will require aborted babies to be cremated or buried USA – Ohio to Deny Access to Abortion as Early as 6 Weeks Malawi – People in March against

Bloemfontein Supreme Court of Appeal upholds appeal, rejects active euthanasia

Media Release Embargo: Immediate release Date: 07-12-2016 Enquiries: Vaughan Luck Cell: 078 748 9884 Doctors For Life International is delighted with the outcome of this court case which was the culmination of decades of conferences, educating Health Professionals and the public,

LIFEalerts 02 December 2016

Abortion Chile – Women give preborn children a voice Poland – Payments aimed at reducing number of abortions USA – Planned Parenthood prepares for defunding Northern Ireland – Hundreds of thousands say no to abortion Alternative Medicine Malawi – Concern

LIFEalerts 10 November 2016

  Abortion USA – Pro-Abortionists Oppose Law to Bury or Cremate Aborted babies USA – Are third trimester abortions for real? Alternative Medicine Vietnam – Dubious herbal medicines harm kidneys USA – Study finds cranberries ineffective against urinary infections Euthanasia

LIFEalerts 26 October 2016

Abortion Norway – Foreign women pregnant with twins to have selective abortions Alternative Medicine USA – Anti-tuberculosis drug disrupted by botanical supplement Euthanasia Netherlands – Dutch may legalise assisted dying for those tired of living USA – Enter the vultures,

John Kelly’s Testimony Opposing New Jersey Assisted Suicide Bill A2451

This article was published on the Not Dead Yet website on September 6, 2016. [Editor’s Note: John Kelly lived in New Jersey in his younger years and traveled back there to testify on October 6, 2016 in opposition to the latest assisted

LIFEalerts 28 September 2016

Abortion Norway – Doctor fired for refusing to administer abortifacients UK – Are abortions for cleft palate rising? Poland – New Law Proposed to Ban All Abortions Alternative Medicine Australia – How Chinese medicine kills cancer cells Euthanasia Netherlands –

Doctors For Life September 2016 Newsletter

The Malawi Team

Legal Corner Your Rights and the Law There is a conflict in the South African Bill of Rights between the rights of women to reproductive health care and to make decisions about their reproductive capacity, and freedom of conscience on

LIFEalerts 13 September 2016

Abortion USA – Abortions Drop to Record Low in North Dakota UK – Marie Stopes suspends abortions in UK after safety inspections USA – Abortions Drop 37% in Memphis USA – Is Zika the cause of Microcephaly? Alternative Medicine USA

LIFEalerts 19 August 2016

Abortion USA – Texas drops all charges against Center for Medical Progress USA – Planned Parenthood Closing Six Clinics Mexico – State Votes to Ban Abortions and “Protect Life from Conception” Ireland – High Court Rules an Unborn Baby Has

LIFEalerts 01 August 2016

Abortion Ireland – Parliament Defeats Bill to Legalize Abortions on Disabled Babies Russia – Government Signs Agreement with Church to Prevent Abortions Alternative Medicine No news today Euthanasia UK – Media bias on assisted suicide IVF& Surrogacy No news today