Welcome to another AFMW newsletter!
First on the agenda is a reminder that the MWIA International Congress is on this year in Seoul, Korea July 31-August 2nd 2013. These meetings are only held every 3 years, this year’s theme is ‘Medical Women Advance Global Health’ more information can be found at http://www.mwiaseoul2013.org. These meetings are amazing to attend and I urge you to make attending a priority! For those who are attending, please ensure the AFMW Secretariat has your contact details. In addition, if you or anyone you know of has been a medical woman for 50 years or more please let the Secretariat know, as MWIA will be awarding Golden Jubilee Certificates at the Congress. If you are interested in the MWIA resolutions process and the current resolutions proposed, please contact the AFMW Secretariat. The resolutions are debated and agreed upon at each triennial congress and passed on to the United Nations. Current MWIA resolutions can be found here.
In other news, Dr Gabrielle Casper, Dr Raie Goodwach and Dr Magdalena Simonis via their MWIA memberships (automatically granted with your State or AFMW membership) attended the United Nations Council on the Status of Women Meeting 57. The themes were: