Who We Are

We are dedicated to promoting women’s health, improving professional development and personal well being of our members…

Mission

To serve humanity in pursuit of positive health programmes/projects throughout MWAN state branches to the entire Nigerian populace…

Vision

To be foremost medical association in Nigeria in the maintenance of quality health in Nigeria through the world…

OUR CORE VALUES

High ethical standard of practice

Welfare of members

Compassionate service

Integrity

Professionalism and Excellence

Integrity

The Medical Women’s Association of Nigeria (MWAN) was founded in Ibadan in 1976 and registered with the MWIA (The Medical Women’s International Association) at it’s 10th congress in Tokyo, Japan in the same year. Since then 27 state branches have been formed as an affiliate of the MWIA, MWAN has consultative status with the Economic Emergency Fund and the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization, Liaison is maintained with the planned Parenthood Federation, the International Council of Women, amongst others.

“Matrisanimo curant" meaning “Healing with the LOVE of a mother”

40

+ Years of Experience

15000

+ Beneficiaries

200

+ Programmes Executed

What we are doing...

Commissioner for Digital Economy joins the advocacy campaign for oral health

The Commissioner for Digital Economy joining the advocacy campaign for oral health with Dr Adesuwa Urhoghide-Edigin.

MWAN Edo Commemorates World Menstrual Hygiene

Mwan Edo Commemorates World Menstrual Hygiene day May 28th 2021. 43 Mwan Edo members visited 22 schools and gave Menstrual Hygiene talk, donated MWAN Edo Menstruation matters question and answers books and Pads (To schools in Irrua). Sanitary box was also donated to Standard Secondary school Irrua. Next week, the remaining 78 schools in Edo […]

MWAN Calls on Edo Government to Protect Lives of Women, Children

The Medical Women Association of Nigeria (MWAN), Edo branch has called on the Federal Government and relevant security agencies to protect the lives of women and children in the state. Dr Adesuwa Urhoghide-Edigin, the President of MWAN made the call during a press conference on Wednesday in Benin. “MWAN calls on the government and all […]

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF ZERO TOLERANCE FOR FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL CHILD 2023 (October 11th) Medical Women’s Association of Nigeria ( MWAN) Edo state marked this year’s activities in the following schools: 1) Federal Government Girls’ college Benin city 2) Stella Maris Girls College, Iruekpen 3) Bishop Ajayi Crowther Secondary School, Ekpoma Activities : A) Talk on this year’s theme..invest in […]

MWAN Edo present at the commissioning of the Lily Hospital Covid Testing Centre.

MWAN Edo was present at the commissioning of the Lily Hospital Covid Testing Centre. Present was the President Dr Adesuwa Urhoghide-Edigin, Sec Dr Nkemdilim Okonji, PRO Dr Julia Maduemezia, The CMD of Lily Hospital Dr Chudi Ochuba, Commissioner of Health Dr Patrick Okundia. The centre was commissioned by the Executive Governor of Edo State, His […]

MWAN Edo at NMA Annual Delegate Meeting

Medical Women’s Association of Nigeria Edo state in NMA Annual Delegate Meeting Port Harcourt.

Mwan Edo is collaborates with Irrua Specialist Hospital to Commemorate World Mental Health Day

Mwan Edo is collaborating with Irrua Specialist Hospital to Commemorate World Mental Health Day with Theme: Make Mental Health for all a Priority. Be a part of this program. Venue : Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital Conference Hall #TakeCareOfYourMentalHealth

MWAN takes oral health campaign to Edo schools

Medical Women Association of Nigeria (MWAN) Edo State chapter, in collaboration with Nigerian Dental Association (NDA) recently visited 16 schools in Edo state in commemoration of World Oral Health Day. Medical Women Association of Nigeria (MWAN) Edo State chapter, in collaboration with Nigerian Dental Association (NDA) recently visited 16 schools in Edo state in commemoration […]

MWAN Edo Condemn Rape and Murder of UNIBEN Student

The Medical Women’s Association of Nigeria (MWAN), Edo state has decried the news of the rape and subsequent murder of Miss Vera Omozuwa. The victim was a 100 level Microbiology student of the University of Benin(UNIBEN) before her travail. Dr Adesuwa Urhoghide-Edigin, President of MWAN Edo, in a statement described the incident as “devilish acts […]

MWAN Edo marks the menstrual hygiene day in Ekpoma

MWAN Edo visited schools in ekpoma ( Zanna Memorial School and Ujoelen grammar School) to mark the Menstrual hygiene day. This activity held on Thursday: 25th May 2023. As part of the activities a health talk was given, sanitary pads distributed and some packs left for the school head teachers and principals to give to […]

MWAN Edo celebrates World Sight Day

World Sight Day is an annual day of awareness held on the second Thursday of October, to focus global attention on blindness and vision impairment. This year’s World Sight Day, October 8, 2020 has the theme; *Hope in Sight.* To celebrate this event, MWAN Edo in partnership with Ophthalmological Society of Nigeria, Edo state chapter […]

MWAN EDO awards graduating medical and dental students

MWAN EDO at the swearing in of graduating medical and dental doctors in UNIBEN. All female medical students were decorated with the Mwan Edo sash and the best female graduating medical and dental students were given awards.

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