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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Upcoming Events

What we are doing...

MWAN Edo Pedal powered washing hand points Projects

MWAN Edo donated a wash hand point to Uselu market today June 5th 2020. It was handed over to the leadership of the market. Present where the police officers and market Coordinators attached to the markets. Mwan Edo members present: President Dr Adesuwa Urhoghide-Edigin, Immediate past president Dr Lucy Eriba Idiese, PE Dr Ehi Isa, […]

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 Activities on Justice for Uwaila

1. Meeting with the Commissioner of Police today at 2pm with Sexual Gender Based Violence Response Team (SGBV-RT) in Edo State. 2. A press statement release 3. Social media advocacy with posters and Say No Rape video campaigns.

MWAN Edo courtesy visit to UBTH

The President MWAN Edo Dr Adesuwa Uroghide-Edigin paid a courtesy visit to the CMD, Prof Darlington Obaseki as well as management members, the CMAC, Prof C Omuemu and DCMAC Prof Obehi Akoria. MWAN members present were, sec Dr Nkemdilim Okonji, PRO Dr Julia Maduemezia, PP Dr Lucy Eriba, Dr Noruwa Ekhator, Dr Esohe Ogboghodo, Dr […]

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 Present at the UBTH Elders Programme

MWAN Edo Present at the UBTH Elders Program today. Present: Dr Adesuwa Urhoghide-Edigin President, Dr. Julia Maduemezia PRO, Dr. Rita MoMoh Coordinator for Grants.

MWAN attends the symposium held to Commemorate World Mental Health Day

Dr Am Archibong representing the MWAN Edo President Dr Adesuwa Urhoghide-Edigin at the symposium held to Commemorate World Mental Health Day in Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital Benin city. Also present was the CMD of FNPH and chairman Reach out Edo People Organization.

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