15,000 Women Register for Medical Licences

On 15/May/2019 / In Medical News

At least 15,000 women have registered with the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria this year to practise medicine, the Medical Women’s Association of Nigeria has said.
 
The National President, MWAN, Dr Joyce Barber, who spoke at ‘The Nigerian Woman and Health care Symposium 2019’ in Abuja, on Tuesday, said the women were among the 45,000 newly registered doctors.
 
Barber, who is also the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Markfema Nigeria Limited, told reporters that the symposium, which was organised in commemoration of the International Day of Action for Women’s Health, was aimed at giving women the opportunity to be advocates for the Universal Health Coverage.

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