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Report October – December 2023

1. JMWA held two online lectures. Both of them have been viewed 200 times on Youtube. 16th Diversity Promotion Symposium on 2023/11/1 “Diverse careers are interesting.'' Dr. Kojima, who is an industrial physician and also serves as director of an apparel company,...

Report July – September 2023

Block Roundtable Meeting 2023/6/25 This is a project to go out to various areas in Japan to interact with local women doctors. We have them present their activities and let them know about the activities of the Japan Medical Women's Association. This year, the group...

Report April – June 2023

W7 Japan 2023 SummitThe G7 Hiroshima Summit, chaired by Japan, was held from 19th-21st May and the W7 prepared a communiqué for the G7 Summit. President Maeda became an advisor to the W7 and was instrumental in the preparation of the communiqué. There are five working...

Report January – March 2023

The 120th anniversary celebration of JMWA held on December 11th 2022. The Japan Medical Women's Association (JMWA) held its 120th anniversary ceremony, commemorative lectures, and celebration at the Showa University, Kamijo Memorial Hall (Shinagawa, Tokyo). Following...

Report July – September 2022

(1)       The president of JMWA attended the 32nd International Congress of MWIA in Taiwan The 32nd International Women's Medical Congress was held in Taipei, Taiwan, June 24-26, 2022. Due to the spread of infection by the BA.5 mutant strain of the new coronavirus in...

Report April – June 2022

The 67th Annual Meeting was held online on May 15, 2022 Due to the unresolved COVID-19 pandemic, the 67th Annual Meeting was held online on May 15, 2022 (Fig. 1). This was the year of the biennial election of officers, and the President and Vice President were elected...

Report January – March 2022

Japan 24th Block Roundtable Meeting, 1/30/2022a project started in 1998, in which the director of the head office visits chapters across the country to exchange information. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the meeting was not held in 2020. This was the first time to...

Report October – December 2021

Gender Equality Symposium On October 29th, JMWA released the 14th Gender Equality Symposium "Never Give Up" on YouTube. (Fig.1) The speaker of the special lecture was Ms. Atsuko Muraki, a Former Vice-Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare. In June 2009, she was...

Report July – September 2021

National Representative: Tomoko Otani (Japan) 1) Press Conference at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan Yoshiko MaedaFormer president of the Japan Women's Medical Association, and Masami Aoki, director of the Japan Women's Medical Association, along with Akiko...