MWIA is an organization representing women doctors from 90 countries in six continents.The affiliated National Associations comprise over 90% of our members. Individual Members are Medical Women from a country having no Association, who apply directly to the Association for membership. The legal Head Office of the Association is in Geneva, Switzerland. The Association is incorporated under Article 60 of the Swiss Civil Code. The Administrative Headquarters are at the present time in Vancouver, Canada, where the activities are coordinated.
The delegates of the Membership elect an Executive Committee consisting of President, President-Elect, Treasurer, Secretary-General and the Vice-Presidents to facilitate and expedite the handling of affairs of the Association in the intervals between the meetings of the General Assembly. The Association is composed of 8 geographical regions. Each region is represented on the Executive Committee by its Vice-President.
yMWIA’s is a 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.
The various committees within the Organization provide the Executive Board with ideas and impulses for activities in the future, be it topics for discussion, future projects, or active participation with organizations sharing areas of common interest. The activities of the Association are supported by its members through dues, honorary service and donations. National associations liaise within their regions and with the Secretariat, through their respective National coordinator (NC).