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Young MWIA

The Young MWIA’s (yMWIA) full name is Special Interest Group for Young Female Doctors and Medical Students. It is an opportunity for the younger members of the profession to meet and discuss issues relevant to their stage in their careers. More information you will find here.

Past MWIA congresses

Report on the 28th International congress in Münster 2010

A detailed congress report can be found here.


Near East and Africa Region

Congratulations to Dr. Shafika Nasser, Dr. Mervat El Rafie and their team for hosting a successful last regional congress of the triennium for the Near East and Africa Region, in Cairo, Egypt, November 20-22, 2012.  The theme was Women’s Health Improves Quality of Life. The meeting report and recommendations can be found here.

from left: MWIA President Elect Prof. Kyung-Ah Park, Dr. Shafika Nasser, MWIA President Prof. Afua Hesse, Regional Vice President Dr. Petronilla Ngiloi

Latin America region

Congratulations also to Dra. Mercedes Viteri and Dra. Brigida Alvarez for organizing a successful meeting. This meeting was held in in Guadalajara, Mexico, October 17-20, 2012. The theme was Transition of Medicine and Effect on the Family.

Central Asia region

The Central Asia Regional MWIA meeting was held in Chiang Mai, Thailand, October 7-9, 2012. Congratulations to Dr. Pattariya Jarutat, Vice President for Central Asia, and all of the Thai Medical Women for hosting a most successful meeting. The theme of Medical Women Advance Global Health provided the forum for many interesting discussions. Pictures can be found on the gallery of Thai Medical Women.

Group picture at the conference dinner at the Thai village

Group picture – conference dinner-Thai village

Central Europe

The Georgian Medical Women hosted the Central European Regional Meeting in Batumi,entitled,The Actual Topics on Women’s Health, on June 29 and 30, 2012. Thank you to Drs. Waltraud Diekhaus, VP for that region, Nino Zhvania and Khatuna Kaladze and their colleagues for a job well done. The Press release that went out at the end of the congress can be found here

North America

AMWA hosted a most successful North American Regional Meeting in Miami, Florida, April 13-15, 2012. Thank you to the organizers.