Scientific Lecture on Diabetes

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The Medical Women Association of Nigeria, Rivers State branch specially invites you to the Scientific lecture on Diabetes by Prof. Jean Claude Mbanya, FRCP, Past President, International Diabetes Federation, holding at the Ebitimi Banigo Auditorium, University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) today Tuesday, 21st February, 2017. 5 free CME points. Free screening/Food Exhibition/Breakfast from 8am. Lecture […]

Opening Ceremony Audience & High Table

Report of the Medical Women’s Association of Nigeria (MWAN), Rivers State Week 2016, held in Port Harcourt, Rivers State from October 9th to 15th, 2016

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Background Medical Women’s Association of Nigeria (MWAN), an affiliate of the Medical Women’s International Association (MWIA) and Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) is a nonprofit professional organization of registered female medical doctors and dentists dedicated to promote the health of the populace with a focus on women and children. Health indices in Nigeria have remained poor, […]

Adolescent Youth-Friendly Health Services in Rivers State

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Project Title: An Intervention to Increase Access to Youth Friendly Health Services in Andoni LGA; a strategy to address the reproductive health needs of vulnerable, out-of-school young women in oilproducing communities in Rivers State, Nigeria. Project Objectives: The objectives of this two-year project were to: 1. Reposition PHC facilities to become Youth-Friendly Health Centres 2. […]

Reducing Violence Against Women & Girls in Rivers State

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The Rivers State Observatory on VAWG has doubled her efforts in  implementing activities in 2016 as the grant gradually winds down. In a bid to sustain the efforts and gains of observatory project, the steering committee (OBSTEC) decided to embark on Community sensitization and engagement of key stakeholder at the Local Government Areas. First stop were […]

MWAN Rivers commemorates World cancer Day 2016 in collaboration with the Rivers State Ministry of Health. The maiden edition of the Rivers State World Cancer Day cancer walk. We can! I can!!

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MWAN Rivers in collaboration with the Rivers State Ministry of Health commemorated the world can day, 2016 with a cancer walk from the Ministry of Health (State Secretariat) to the Isaac Boro Park where a cancer awareness talk was given and fliers distributed. The walk continued through the Braithwaite Memorial Hospital where the Honorable Commissioner […]