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Report October – December 2023

This report contains the activities of the Medical Women’s Association of Nigeria (MWAN) from September to November 2023. During this period, the 23rd Biennial Conference and Scientific meeting was held in Port Harcourt with the investiture of the 24th National...

Report July – September 2023

WEBINAR ON LEADERSHIP AND GOVERNANCE: Held on April 20, 2023 with the topic ‘Nation Building and Governance in Nigeria’ by the first female Minister of Health in Nigeria, Prof. Adenike Grange WORLD IMMUNIZATION WEEK (24th- 30th April, 2023): Marked to create awareness...

Report January – March 2023

WORLD AIDS DAY: Nigeria has the biggest HIV epidemic in West and Central Africa despite a low prevalence rate. Women are more at risk than men (1.6% of women have HIV compared to 1% of men) in 2021. Awareness talks were given on radio, social media and to groups like...

Report October – December 2022

Since the last report, MWAN has organized a number of activities: Webinars On the 26th of August 2022 the Senior Members Forum of the MWAN Oyo State branch held a webinar on “Mental Health Issues in the Elderly”. A talk was given by a Geriatric Psychiatrist, Dr. O....

Report July – September 2022

This report contains some of the activities of The Medical Women Association of Nigeria (MWAN), within the 3rd quarter (April – August, 2022) of its 2021 - 2023 Biennium. MWAN Branches across the nation carried out several activities in line with MWIA resolutions....

Report January – March 2022

Nigeria The activities of the Medical Women’s Association of Nigeria (MWAN) included hosting the first National Executive Meeting (NEC), marking the 2021 International Day on Gender Based Violence (Orange the World) and the 2022 International Cancer Day (Fig. 1). MWAN...

Report October – December 2021

The Medical Women’s Association of Nigeria has had the opportunity to host the MWIA Near East and Africa Regional Congress in March 2021 allowing for growth of members and interaction among participants, ultimately improving the lives of women and children. Not only have we spoken about many projects in the last 3 months but we have acted, thereby living the motto of MWIA Healing with the Love of a mother.

Report July – September 2021

The Medical Women’s Association of Nigeria has had the opportunity to host the MWIA Near East and Africa Regional Congress in March 2021 allowing for growth of members and interaction among participants, ultimately improving the lives of women and children. Not only have we spoken about many projects in the last 3 months but we have acted, thereby living the motto of MWIA Healing with the Love of a mother.

Report April – June 2021

The Medical Women’s Association of Nigeria has had the opportunity to host the MWIA Near East and Africa Regional Congress in March 2021 allowing for growth of members and interaction among participants, ultimately improving the lives of women and children. Not only have we spoken about many projects in the last 3 months but we have acted, thereby living the motto of MWIA Healing with the Love of a mother.