chigozie

MWIA PRESIDENT INTRODUCED TO PRESIDENT BUHARI BY The Honourable Minister of Women Affairs, Dame Pauline Tallen, OFR, KSG

The Honourable Minister of Women Affairs, Dame Pauline Tallen, OFR, KSG today led a delegation of Medical Women  and other Women Leaders as she presented in audience to Mr. President Buhari, Dr. Eleanor Nwadinobi as first Nigerian  President of the Medical Women International Association, since its   establishment 100 years ago.
During the introductory visit, President Mohammed Buhari was decorated as a male champion od Medical Women’s Association of Nigeria MWAN
Seven Medical Women  accompanied Dr. Nwadinobi to the reception. In attendance were Dr. Oseji, National President MWAN
Dr. Otolorin, National President elect MWAN
Dr. Agbonle, National Coordinator
Dr. Batulu, MWAN Adamawa
Dr. Umemmuo.
Dr. Mairami
Dr. Wonodi.

MWAN DECORATES FIRST MALE CHAMPION OF THE 2019-2021 BIENNIUM

The National President of Medical Women’s Association of Nigeria Dr M. I Oseji on Tuesday January 7th 2020 decorated the first male Champion for the 2019-2021 Biennium in the Person of Dr Ononye Mordi, the Honorable Commissioner of Health, Delta State.

In attendance at the decoration which took place in the Commissioner’s sOffice were,

1. DR. Oseji M. I
MWAN NATIONAL PRESIDENT

2. DR. AGBONLE
MWAN NATIONAL COORDINATOR

3. DR. OMORAKA
MWAN AMBASSADOR

In addition to 8 MALE OFFICIALS OF THE MINISTRY who were WERE SENSITISED ON MALE INVOLVEMENT IN MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH.

MESSAGE TO THE MEN

1. DO NOT WITHOLD CONSENT FOR APPROPRIATE CARE OF YOUR WIFE OR CHILD ESPECIALLY FOR SURGERY

2. UNDERSTAND AND SUPPORT FAMILY PLANNING IN ORDER TO ADEQUATELY SPACE CHILDREN

3. HAVE A TRAINED MARRIAGE COUNSELOR TO TALK TO WHEN YOUR ARE EXPERIENCING MISUNDERSTANDING IN YOUR MARRIAGE. DO NOT RESORT TO PHYSICAL VIOLENCE.

4. UNDERSTAND WHAT CONSENSUAL SEX MEANS. SEX WITHOUT CONSENT IS RAPE.

5. TAKE CARE OF YOUR HEALTH SO YOU CAN LIVE LONG TO ENJOY YOUR FAMILY. DO PSA SRCEENING TEST FOR EARLY DETECTION AND TREATMENT FROM THE AGE OF 40 YEARS.

6. OBSERVE ROAD SAFETY BOTH AS A DRIVER AND PASSENGER. MOST RTA VICTIMS ARE MEN.

7. STOP EARLY MARRIAGE, BEFORE THE AGE OF 18 YEARS. IT IS NOT A WORTHY INVESTMENT. ALLOW THE GIRL TO GET A GOOD EDUCATION AND MATURE PHYSICALLY BEFORE MARRIAGE.

8. GET HEALTH INSURANCE FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY. WHEN SICKNESS CALLS YOU MAY NOT HAVE THE FUNDS.

9. PREPARE FOR RETIREMENT AND AFTER LIFE. SET YOUR HOUSE IN ORDER TO REDUCE CONTENTION OVER PROPERTY INHERITANCE

10. ENSURE ADEQUATE APPROPRIATION, APPROVAL, AND TIMELY RELEASE OF FUNDS FOR MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH BY THOSE IN RELEVANT Positions.

100 Days of Dr. Minnie Oseji as National President of MWAN

ACCELERATED PROGRESS FOR MWAN
100 Days of Dr. Minnie Oseji as National President of MWAN
The first One Hundred (100) Days – 14th September to 23rd December 2019 – of the Dr.
Minnie Oseji led National Executive Council of the Medical Women’s Association of
Nigeria witnessed accelerated progress for the Association. Some notable achievements
are outlined below.
SENSITISATION OF MWAN MEMBERS ON MWAN PROGRAMMES
Greater sensitisation of members on MWAN programmes during medical events such as
Celebration of 50th Anniversary of the National Post-graduate Medical College of Nigeria at
Abuja in September, the Annual General Meeting of the National Association of Resident
Doctors at Kaduna in September, National Health Summit organised by the Nigerian Medical
Association at Abuja in November, and the National Executive Council Meeting of the
Nigerian Medical Association at Kano in December.
ENGAGEMENT OF MWAN MEMBERS ON MWAN ACTIVITIES
Greater engagement of members in MWAN activities through the Constitution of 5
Committees and Appointment of three Coordinators namely:
A. Medical Women International Association Near East and Africa Regional Congress
Planning Committee
B. Continuous Medical Education Committee
C. Technical Advocacy and Legislative Working Group
D. Editorial Board
E. Constitution Review Committee
F. Research Coordinator
G. PHC Coordinator
H. Elders Coordinator
CELEBRATION OF INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL CHILD (IDGC)
Celebration of International Day of the Girl Child (IDGC). This was co-sponsored by the MWAN
National Secretariat by providing funds for the production of Information Education Materials
for three States viz Delta, Oyo and FCT. The activity was carried out by Young Doctors Forum
(YDF) in the 3 states on behalf of MWAN in conjunction with Nigerian Medical Students
Association (NIMSA) in October.
LAUNCH OF WOMEN’S RIGHTS TO HEALTH INFORMATION (WORTHI) PROJECT
Women’s Rights to Health Information (WORTHI) Project was launched in the month of
October (Commemoration of Breast Cancer Awareness Month) and focused on Breast-self
Examination for Early Detection of Breast Cancer for a period of 6 months. Six States namely
Delta, Kogi, Kebbi, Ogun, Ondo, and Kaduna States met criteria for sponsorship by the
National Secretariat to produce fliers for the project.
http://www.politicsgovernance.com/breast-cancer-awareness-mwan-leadershiplaunches-
project-on-self-examination/
ADVOCACY
On the 19th September, 2019 MWAN National President, Dr. Minnie Oseji paid an advocacy
visit to the NMA President, Dr. Francis Faduyile at the NMA house, Abuja. During the visit, she
stressed the need for transparency in the health sector as well as timely implementation of
resolutions of meetings by relevant stakeholders, particularly Medical Doctors.
Dr. Minnie Oseji and Dr. Vivian Omo-Aghoja, National Publicity Secretary also paid an
advocacy visit on the Director of Immunisation, National Primary Health Care Development
Agency, Dr. Oteri on the 20th September 2019 at the National Polio Emergency Operations
Centre, Asaba. The visit was to initiate partnership for Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus
Elimination in Nigeria.
The National President, Dr. Minnie Oseji held a Press Conference on 14th October 2019
involving six (6) media outfits to mark the first one month in office. Present at the Conference
was the National Coordinator/Secretary, Dr. Bobola Agbonle and the Assistant National
Secretary, Dr. Uche Okwe. The MWAN 2019 Biennial Conference communique was publicized
and the National President intimated the public of the plans for the Biennium a with emphasis
on Tetanus Toxoid vaccination for all women of child bearing age, and Male involvement in
Maternal and Child Health.
https://thepointernewsonline.com/?p=67325
On 18th October 2019, Dr. Minnie Oseji, Dr. Bobola Agbonle and Dr. Yvonne Mabiaku joined
other members of the National Executive Council of the Nigerian Medical Association led by
the President, Dr. Faduyile to pay an advocacy visit to His Excellency the Governor of Delta
State, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa, as part of the preparation of the National Health
Summit. The National President, Dr. Minnie Oseji was a Guest Speaker at the End of Year
Party of the Asaba Branch of the Idumuje-Unor Patriotic Union of Nigeria on 1st December
2019, where she rolled out Sensitisation on Male Involvement in Maternal and Child Health
(MIMCH). Over 100 fliers on Prostate Cancer, Intimate Partner Violence, Health Insurance,
as well as Male involvement in Reproductive Health were distributed at the event.
PARTICIPATION IN STATE MWAN ACTIVITIES
National President, Dr. Minnie Oseji was invited to the Opening Ceremony of the Annual
MWAN Rivers week held from 9th – 13th October 2019 in Port Harcourt. She attended the
event and gave a presentation on 10th October 2019.
National President was also invited by MWAN Lagos for their Biennial Conference and
Installation of Prof. Francis Ajose as their State President in Lagos. She attended on the 15th
of November 2019 and gave an address. On 16th November 2019, she visited the MWAN
Lagos Well Woman Clinic as well as the Chairman MWAN Board of Trustees, Prof. Oyin
Elebute.
National President was invited by MWAN Delta for their 2019 AGM and Installation of Dr.
Ngozi Nzekwe as their State President in Sapele. She attended on the 29th and 30th of
November 2019 and made two presentations.
MEETING WITH THE PRESIDENT OF THE 74TH SESSION OF UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY
About 10 Medical Women coordinated by Dr. Maureen Umemmuo, MWAN FCT Secretary
represented MWAN on 25th November 2019 at a meeting with the President of the 74th
session of the United Nations General Assembly, Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande. The
objective was to brainstorm on how to eliminate gender-based violence (GBV).
PARTICIPATION IN INTERNATIONAL LIFESTYLE MEDICINE CONFERENCE
Dr. Aisha Umar, MWAN FCT President represented the MWAN National President at the
International Lifestyle Medicine Conference which took place on 29th and 30th November
2019 at State House Auditorium, Aso Presidential Villa, Abuja and presented a goodwill
message.
MWIA PRESIDENCY
On 1st December 2019, after Dr. Clarissa Fabre resigned as President of MWIA, Dr. Nwadinobi
became President of MWIA. This is the first time in 100 years that a Nigerian is occupying the
position.
https://www.akelicious.net/dr-nwadinobi-breaks-record-becomes-first-nigerianinternational-
president-of-mwia/
MWAN 1ST NEC MEETING
The first National Executive Council (NEC) meeting of MWAN held on 6 to 7 December 2019
at Aba, Abia State and 20 out of 34 States attended with 48 members present. MWIA
President, Dr. Eleanor Nwadinobi was a Guest Speaker at the event. The meeting was
preceded by a Medical Outreach and Awareness Creation on Voluntary Blood Donation. Other
highlights of the meeting were:
• Celebration of Dr. Eleanor Nwadinobi’s ascension to the position of International
President of MWIA
• Capacity building of delegates on Economic Empowerment of Women for Health,
Stress Management, Domestication of Violence Against Persons Prohibition Act, and
Responding to Security issues affecting the Nigerian Women
• Advocacy to Abia State Government to give deserving Medical Women
appointments so they can contribute more to development
• Sensitisation on Male Involvement in Maternal and Child Health by encouraging men
to:
i. Support appropriate health care of their wives and children;
ii. Understand and support child spacing;
iii. Consult trained marriage counsellors instead of resorting to violence if one is
experiencing marital disharmony;
iv. Note that sex without consent is rape which is both sinful and criminal;
v. Take care of their health so their can live long to enjoy their families
vi. Observe road safety both as a drivers and passengers.
vii. Stop early marriage of girls before the age of 18 years.
viii. Get health insurance for them and their families;
ix. Prepare for retirement and after life;
x. Ensure adequate appropriation, approval and timely release of funds for
Maternal and Child Health by those in relevant positions.
• Adoption of the best practice of Crowdfunding for raising funds for treatment of
Cancer from MWAN Akwa Ibom State.
• Adoption of best practices of reporting of cases of Violence Against Women and Girls
(VAWG) from MWAN Rivers State. Promotion of the use of the template for
reporting all cases of VAWG that Medical Women nationwide encounter in the
health facilities where we work, as well as the use of the protocol on Rape
Management to ensure that we retain and document sufficient evidence to get
perpetrators convicted, is a very significant contribution of the association to
marking 16 Days of Global Activism against Gender-based Violence in 2019. The
VAWG reporting template is currently being used to document the occurrence of
three cases from Edo, Delta and Sokoto States that have been brought to the
attention of the National Secretariat
• Review of the impact of State Activities using specific reporting templates
• Distribution of appeal letters from National Secretariat for sponsorship of members
to 64th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women in March 2020
• Presentation of Signage Plaques to 10 States for their MWAN Adopted Health
Facilities
• Determination of BMI and BP of registered delegates
• Strategic Photo Shoot
• Dinner and Presentation of Awards
• Dance! Dance! Dance!
http://www.newspagetoday.com/2019/12/09/ikpeazu-flags-off-mwans-first-nationalexecutive-
council-meeting-in-aba/
J-MWAN EDITORIAL BOARD
The Journal of the Medical Women’s Association of Nigeria (J-MWAN) Editorial Board was reconstituted
at the National Executive Council meeting in Aba, Abia State with Prof. Ifeoma
Okoye as the Editor-in-Chief. J-MWAN will give priority to articles on experimental studies
such as clinical trials. There will also be high consideration for the publishing of presentations
given during the 2019 Biennial Conference and other Scientific Sessions organised by MWAN.
NMA NEC MEETING
MWAN was represented by the National Coordinator/Secretary Dr. Bobola Agbonle at the
National Executive Council Meeting of the Nigerian Medical Association which held in Kano
from 8 to 15 December 2019. The Theme of the meeting was Specialization and subspecialization
in Medical Practice: Bridging skills and technology gap in Nigeria.
64TH SESSION OF THE COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN
MWAN has received approval to host a parallel event titled “Empowering Women, Adolescent
Girls against violent practices, stigma and stereotypes” at the 64th Session of the Commission
on the Status of Women which is taking place in from 9th to 20th March 2020 at the United
Nations, New York. MWAN was granted special consultative status with United Nations (UN)
Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in 2017. The MWAN CSW event will take place on 14
March 2020 by 10:30 am at Church Center for the United Nations, Second Floor.
MWIA REGIONAL CONGRESS FOR NEAR EAST AND AFRICA (NEAR)
MWAN will be hosting the Medical Women’s International Association (MWIA) NEAR Regional
Congress from 16th to 19th September 2020. MWIA Near East and Africa Congress tagged
“Abuja 2020” with theme Accelerating Universal Health Coverage: Priorities, opportunities
and Challenges will take place at the International Conference Centre, Abuja.
Click the link mwan.org.ng/mwianearc2020/ for more details.

Dr. Nwadinobi Becomes First Nigerian International President of MWIA

Dr. Eleanor Nwadinobi who emerged as President-Elect recently in July, 2019 this year during the 100th Anniversary (Centennial) Congress of the Medical Women’s International Association (MWIA) is currently as at December 1st, 2019 the President of MWIA, following the resignation of Dr. Clarissa Fabre of the United Kingdom.

This is the first time in 100 years that a Nigerian is occupying the Presidency of the body in International level as the position was aforetime held sway by other countries of the World.

Dr. Nwadinobi was formerly the President of the Medical Women’s Association of Nigeria (MWAN) from 2005-2007, She is a Health, Gender and Human Rights Consultant.

The National President of Medical Women Assocation of Nigeria (MWAN), and the Permanent Secretary, Delta State Ministry of Health, Dr. Minnie Oseji attested to the joy and gladness that has enveloped MWAN over the announcement.

According to her, the entire members of MWAN, stakeholders in the medical profession across the entire country are currently rejoicing for the upliftment of a Nigerian Woman, a female Medical Doctor in the International Community over this robust development.

Dr. Minnie Oseji, National President of MWAN, who doubled as the Campaign Manager for Dr. Eleanor Nwadinobi in 2016 and 2019 stated: “We heartily congratulate the Centennial President of the Medical Women’s International Association (MWIA), Dr. Eleanor Nwadinobi and pray for her to have a fruitful tenure”.

IKPEAZU COMMENDS MEDICAL WOMEN’s ASSOCIATION FOR PARTNERING WITH ABIA STATE GOVT TO ACHIEVE HEALTH CARE DELIVERY

The Governor of Abia state, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu said that the establishment of primary Health Centers in every ward of the State, is to tackle the health needs of the citizenry.

Governor Ikpeazu, stated this while flagging off the First National Executive Council Meeting and Scientific Conference of the Medical Women ‘s Association of Nigeria (MWAN) ,held at the Hotel Du Golf, Aba,pointed out that the introduction of the Telehealth Service is to link the Primary Health Centers with services of doctors for cases that are beyond them for easy diagnosis prescription and services .

The Abia state Governor, who was represented by his Deputy, Rt Hon . Sir, Ude Okochukwu, commended the Medical Women’s Association for partnering with his administration to achieve his cardinal policy on  health care, through effective collaboration with Abia state University Teaching Hospital (ABSUTH)  ,Donation of boreholes ,Free Cancer ,genotype and blood test screening, among others.
He described the theme of the conference, “Security Issues : The Nigerian Women In Focus “, as very timely and assured them that State government will continue to prioritize security in the state in line with its status as one of the safest states in the country.
In her speech, the National president of the Medical Women’s Association of Nigeria(MWAN) ,Dr. Minnie Oseji, said her association has made a very good start with the launch of the Women ‘s Right to Health Information (WORTH) ,Project on Breast -self Examination in 6 States of the country namely : Delta, Kogi, Kebbi, Ondo, Kaduna and Ogun States in October 2019.
According to her, ” MWAN  has remarkable Medical Women all over the country who are eager to contribute their own quota to improving the health sector in Nigeria. We are advocating to Governments at local, State and National to give these Medical Women appointments “
Dr. Oseji, pointed out that, the MWAN plans to increase participation in the activities of the NMA, disclosing that their objective is to aggressively advocate for transparency in the health sector as well as timely implementationof resolutions ,revealing  that MWAN will continue to mobilise more African Medical  Women to carry out programmes that contribute to improving health indices on reducing maternal and child mortality.
She lamented on the increase incidence of Gender -Based Violence, hinted that MWAN is being strategically positioned to make a significant contribution, through effective reporting of cases they encounter in the course of their work, while commended the Abia state branch of MWAN under the leadership of Dr Chika Uche for working hard to ensure the success of their 2019 meeting.
In her goodwilll message, the Abia state chairman of NMA and  past President of Abia MWAN, Dr (Mrs)  Carol Ejiro Iwuoha, expressed joy that Abia state branch of MWAN has stood and grown to the level of hosting the National meeting, while welcoming the International President of MWAN, Dr Eleanor  Nwadinobi, the National president ,Dr Minnie  Oseji  and all MWAN delegates to Abia state, even as she appreciated the Abia state MWAN president, Dr Chika Uche and her Executives on their giant strides in various impactful health programs.
Earlier on , the President of MWAN, Abia State chapter, Dr Mrs Chika Uche ,stated that, Abia state MWAN is moving forward, noted that “during our inauguration, we set out to do a lot of projects which include : A building for cancer and other screenings ,breast and cervical cancer screening, Radio and television health talks, provision of 4 toilets and sinking of borehole for a secondary school in Abia”
She revealed that MWAN Abia state has built and donated four toilets to Ayaba Umueze Community secondary school, reactivated their non-active Functional borehole ,bought toilet facilities and provided 5000KV generator to enable them have constant water,adding that the Association has been deeply involved in breast and cervical cancer screening .
Speaking further, Dr Uche maintained  that,  ” MWAN Abia had collaboration with the office of Her Excellency Deaconess Nkechi Ikpeazu (vicar Hope Foundation)  in the following : screening 230 Students for sickle cell, Blood group testing, micronutrient screening, eye -checks ,infectious disease screening and  provision of  free school uniform for about 60 indigent students of Ayaba Umueze secondary school Aba “
She pointed out other achievements of Abia MWAN, to include carrying out genotype and blood group test of  513 students of Boys Technical College Aba ,Umuocham Girls ‘s Secondary school  and Brain Trees Secondary school ,added that,  five months ago, the Abia state MWAN lay a foundation of two storey building for screening Centre and Hematology complex.
She thank  the   National President Dr Minnie Oseji  for visiting Abia state, describing her as “a God fearing woman,a woman of honour  and a goal getter to pilot the affairs of the association,while welcoming the International president,  who according to her, ” by Divine ordination,  is currently wearing a Cap that has never been worn by any Nigerian female doctor in the history of Nigeria. The first time in one hundred years of the existence of Medical Women’s International Association (MWIA)  a Nigerian, few days was sworn in as the Sitting President and to the glory of God that Nigerian is present in this hall ” she said.
The Abia state MWAN Boss, commended the Governor of Abia state, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, Sir and Lady Obi. B. Dike, Chief Gregory Okafor, ABSUTH management and Board Members, NMA members, College Lecturers ABSU, medical students and others who had contributed immensely to the success of the building project ,even as she praise all members of Abia state MWAN ,who worked tirelessly for the success of the program, while applauding the Abia state NMA chairman,  Dr Carol Ejiro Iwuoha for her mentorship.

IKPEAZU FLAGS -OFF MWAN’s FIRST NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MEETING IN ABA

The Governor of Abia state, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu  said that  the establishment of primary Health Centers in every ward of the State, is to tackle the health needs of the citizenry.

Governor Ikpeazu, stated this while flagging off the First National  Executive  Council Meeting and Scientific Conference of the Medical Women ‘s Association of Nigeria (MWAN)  ,held at the Hotel Du Golf, Aba,pointed out  that the introduction of the Telehealth Service is to link the Primary Health Centers with services of doctors for cases that are beyond them for easy diagonal prescription and services .
The Abia state Governor, who was represented by his Deputy, Rt Hon . Sir, Ude Okochukwu, lauded the Medical Women’s Association for partnering with his administration to achieve his cardinal policy on  health care, through effective collaboration with Abia state University Teaching Hospital (ABSUTH)  ,Donation of boreholes ,Free Cancer ,genotype and blood test screening, among others.
He described the theme of the conference, “Security Issues : The Nigerian Women In Focus “, as very timely and assured them that State government will continue to prioritize security in the state in line with its status as one of the safest states in the country
In her speech, the National president of the Medical Women’s Association of Nigeria(MWAN)  ,Dr. Minnie  Oseji, said her association has made a very good start with the launch of the Women ‘s Right to Health Information (WORTH)  ,Project on Breast -self Examination in 6 States of the country namely : Delta, Kogi, Kebbi, Ondo, Kaduna and Ogun States in October 2019 .
According to her, ” MWAN  has remarkable Medical Women all over the country who are eager to contribute their own quota to improving the health sector in Nigeria. We are advocating to Governments at local, State and National to give these Medical Women appointments “
Dr. Oseji, pointed out that, the MWAN plans to increase participation in the activities of the NMA, disclosing that their objective is to aggressively advocate for transparency in the health sector as well as timely implementationof resolutions ,revealing  that MWAN will continue to mobilise more African Medical  Women to carry out programmes that contribute to improving health indices on reducing maternal and child mortality.
She lamented on the increase incidence of Gender -Based Violence, hinted that MWAN is being strategically positioned to make a significant contribution, through effective reporting of cases they encounter in the course of their work, while commended the Abia state branch of MWAN under the leadership of Dr Chika Uche for working hard to ensure the success of their 2019 meeting.
In her goodwilll message, the Abia state chairman of NMA and  past President of Abia MWAN, Dr (Mrs)  Carol Ejiro Iwuoha, expressed joy that Abia state branch of MWAN has stood and grown to the level of hosting the National meeting, while welcoming the International President of MWAN, Dr Eleanor  Nwadinobi, the National president ,Dr Minnie  Oseji  and all MWAN delegates to Abia state, even as she appreciated the Abia state MWAN president, Dr Chika Uche and her Executives on their giant strides in various impactful health programs.
Earlier on , the President of MWAN, Abia State chapter, Dr Mrs Chika Uche ,stated that, Abia state MWAN is moving forward, noted that “during our inauguration, we set out to do a lot of projects which include : A building for cancer and other screenings ,breast and cervical cancer screening, Radio and television health talks, provision of 4 toilets and sinking of borehole for a secondary school in Abia”
She revealed that MWAN Abia state has built and donated four toilets to Ayaba Umueze Community secondary school, reactivated their non-active Functional borehole ,bought toilet facilities and provided 5000KV generator to enable them have constant water,adding that the Association has been deeply involved in breast and cervical cancer screening .
Speaking further, Dr Uche maintained  that,  ” MWAN Abia had collaboration with the office of Her Excellency Deaconess Nkechi Ikpeazu (vicar Hope Foundation)  in the following : screening 230 Students for sickle cell, Blood group testing, micronutrient screening, eye -checks ,infectious disease screening and  provision of  free school uniform for about 60 indigent students of Ayaba Umueze secondary school Aba “
She pointed out other achievements of Abia MWAN, to include carrying out genotype and blood group test of  513 students of Boys Technical College Aba ,Umuocham Girls ‘s Secondary school  and Brain Trees Secondary school ,added that,  five months ago, the Abia state MWAN lay a foundation of two storey building for screening Centre and Hematology complex.
She thank  the   National President Dr Minnie Oseji  for visiting Abia state, describing her as “a God fearing woman,a woman of honour  and a goal getter to pilot the affairs of the association,while welcoming the International president,  who according to her, ” by Divine ordination,  is currently wearing a Cap that has never been worn by any Nigerian female doctor in the history of Nigeria. The first time in one hundred years of the existence of Medical Women’s International Association (MWIA)  a Nigerian, few days was sworn in as the Sitting President and to the glory of God that Nigerian is present in this hall ” she said.
The Abia state MWAN Boss, commended the Governor of Abia state, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, Sir and Lady Obi. B. Dike, Chief Gregory Okafor, ABSUTH management and Board Members, NMA members, College Lecturers ABSU, medical students and others who had contributed immensely to the success of the building project ,even as she praise all members of Abia state MWAN ,who worked tirelessly for the success of the program, while applauding the Abia state NMA chairman,  Dr Carol Ejiro Iwuoha for her mentorship.