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Founded in 1985, Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture is an independent charity that provides care and rehabilitation to survivors of torture and other forms of organised violence.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
News:

The Healing Fields

Book highlights pioneering rehabilitation work with survivors - setting psychotherapy in the great outdoors.
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Focus on:

Zimbabwe
Case studies we prepared for the Foreign Affairs Committe of the House of Commons.
We believe they show the systematic use of torture and ill-treatment.
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Medical matters

Examining survivors

With the permission of publishers Greenwich Medical Media Limited, we present a chapter from recently released book The Medical Documentation of Torture. The chapter - Examination Following Specific Forms of Torture - is written by Dr Duncan Forrest, a senior medical examiner at the Foundation.
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Clinical bibliography


Visit our electronic archive of clinical and other professional papers written about different aspects of the Medical Foundation's work.

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Events:

Nov 21 Words & Music, Leeds

Nov 23 Quiz Night, London

Nov 25 Pottery Sale, London

Open Evening
Tuesday 10th December

Hear from our doctors and clinicians on the work of the Foundation, including a questions & answers session and a guided tour.
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Client stories:

In the blink of an eye
In a hundredth of a second, faster than the blink of an eye, Fahim's life changed forever. That was all the time it took for the shutter of the Afghan teenager's camera to snap open and capture the image of a Taleban militiaman beating a woman and girl...
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Remember a charity

Almost 90 UK charities have joined forces to raise awareness about donations to charity in wills.

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Millennium Awards

Announcing the Medical Foundation Community Action Millennium Awards - helping survivors of torture develop creative community projects.

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MAKING HEADLINES

We contribute to public debate through the mainstream media:


NOV.13
THE TIMES

NOV.08
THE TIMES

NOV.07
BBC ONLINE

OCT.25
HAM & HIGH

OCT.02
GUARDIAN

OCT.02
GUARDIAN

SEPT.28
DAILY TELEGRAPH

SEPT.16
THE TIMES

 
 

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