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The Medical Women's International Association (MWIA) is an international non-governmental MWIAorganization (NGO) representing women doctors from all five continents. The association was founded in 1919 and is therefore one of the oldest professional bodies at the international level.

It is non-political, non-sectarian and non-profit making.

At the time when MWIA was founded, women doctors were a curiosity, and there was a need for a forum to discuss common concerns. Women physicians as the minority is no more, as women constitute at least 50% of many medical schools. As women become the majority of practising physicians, a new set of concerns will emerge.

How are MWIA & MWF associated?

When you join the MWF you benefit from automatic membership to the MWIA. To read an article about the history of the relationship between MWF and MWIA written by Dr Dorothy Ward click here.

MWIA Meetings


Click here to see all MWIA events on their website.

History of the MWIA

MWF's previous National Coordinator for MWIA, Dr Dorothy Ward has written an excellent book on the history of the MWIA, a copy of which can be bought by contacting Central Office at the price of £10 plus p&p.

MWF delegates at MWIA Conference

Medical Women's Federation
Tavistock House North,
Tavistock Square, London,
WC1H 9HX
admin@medicalwomensfederation.co.uk
Tel: 020 7387 7765

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