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The Medical Women’s International Association (MWIA). It is therefore one of the oldest professional international bodies and is non-sectarian and non-profit making. It serves as an international non-governmental organisation (NGO) of medical women and medical students from different countries and cultures around the globe.
- MWIA has an important voice and influence on issues of interest to medical women e.g. work-life balance, maternity leave, career progression, fighting discrimination, mentoring of young medical doctors and students.
- MWIA initiates and supports scientific projects relating to health and well-being – locally, nationally and global
- MWIA has developed training modules for physicians e.g. on gender mainstreaming, violence against women and girls, and adolescent sexuality
- MWIA serves as a platform for medical women and students to foster dialogue and action on various health issues internationally e.g female genital mutilation, women’s reproductive health, maternal and infant mortality