Who We Are

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


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


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


High ethical standard of practice

Welfare of members

Compassionate service


Professionalism and Excellence


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”


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What we are doing...

MWAN Edo visits Parents of Late raped and murdered Uniben Student Uwaila Omozuwa

MWAN Edo led by the President Dr Adesuwa UrhoghideEdigin paid a condolence visit to the parents of Uwaila Omozuwa. The act was strongly condemned and assistance on any medical issue was offered to the family. The family thanked Mwan Edo for coming and extended praises to UBTH workers that took care of the late Uwaila […]

MWAN Edo Press Conference on JUSTICE FOR UWAILA

MWAN Edo gave a press conference on the death of Uwaila Omozuwa, the 100L Uniben student that was raped and killed. MWAN Edo strongly condemned it and gave recommendations on stopping the occurrence of rape. The press conference was given by the President of MWAN Edo Dr Adesuwa Urhoghide- Edigin. In attendance were the PE […]

MWAN Edo Online

Day 1 of MWAN Edo Online Zoom classese on prevention of the spread of Corona virus with Students of Don Bosco Science Academy Ikhun, May 12th, 2020. Lecture was carried out by Secretary, Dr Nkemdilim Okonji and Coordinator for programs Dr Adesuwa Aletor #2019-2021Biennium Day 2 of MWAN Edo Online Zoom classes on prevention of […]

Covid 19 awareness talk given to staff of Mount Carmel Primary and Secondary School by MWAN, Edo

MWAN Edo Participates in World Hearing Day 2020

Certificate of participation from the World Health Organization (WHO) presented to MWAN Edo For the world hearing day 2020. #2019-2021Biennium

MWAN Edo Advocacy on GBV

1) MWAN Edo is advocating for the police to send all the DPOs in all the police stations and all their medical doctors to undergo training in forensic & DNA analysis center. 2) Advocating for the government and police to have DNA database in every police station for sex offenders. 3) Advocating for CCTV cameras […]

MWAN EDO Commemorates Global Hand Washing Day and Dental Hygiene Day in 15 schools

LIST OF SCHOOLS VISITED 1) Idowina college – 8am Dr Money Dr Osasu Dr Homa 2) Adesuwa Primary school on Dawson – 7.50am Dr Nkemdilim, Dr Ivie Dr Chioma Dr Collette 3) Ebenezer Public school- 8am Dr Adesuwa Urhoghide-Edigin Dr Adesuwa Anikoh, Dr Adesuwa Aletor Dr Osarogue Omoriodion 4) Sacred hearts -7.45am Dr Jules Dr […]

MWAN Edo Commerated World Menstrual Hygiene Day

1) Educated female students with zoom in 2 schools. Mount Carmel Secondary school and Don Bosco Science Academy ikhun. 2) Produced a Frequently Asked Questions and Answers book on Menstruation (Questions Asked over me by female students in our outreaches) to be distributed as free gifts to all female students in all schools. 3) Produced […]

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