Create your legacy with the support of the KMWA community
A powerful local and national network for personal and professional growth.
Connect young leaders with KMWA physicians in academic medical centers across the country.
Explore your interest in global health and international outreach
Fellowships, grants and scholarships recognizing leadership, achievement and potential.
National, regional and local conferences, lectures webinars, and skills training workshops.
The Kenya Medical Women’s Association (KMWA) was established in 1983 as a membership organization for Kenyan female Medical Doctors and Dentists. It is a Non-Governmental and non- profit making organization registered under Section 10 of the Non-Governmental Organizations Co-ordination Act (CAP 19) of 1990 of Kenya. It seeks to uplift the health status of women, adolescents, children and the vulnerable in Kenya by enhancing the capacity and potential of women in medicine. It responds through determined action involving advocacy, information and service provision, to meet their special needs. and its main agenda is voluntary in nature. Currently we have slightly over 400 members, which includes up country branches in North Rift, Nyanza, Nairobi, Coast and Eastern Provinces.
Founded in Kenya by 10 women doctors and two dentists, it has now grown to a formidable NGO with a National Secretariat and regional branches. Its flagship branding the Well Woman Clinic™ has gained national, regional and Global traction.
KMWA produced the First African Medical Women’s International Association (MWIA) President – Dr. Florence Manguyu
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
KMWA contributes to the health sector through engaging in programmatic and learning initiatives and sharing of lessons learned that are utilized by Kenya’s policy makers and advocates to improve health promotion/prevention, care, treatment and support in Kenya
KMWA seeks to uplift the health status of women, adolescents and children in Kenya by enhancing the capacity and potential of women in medicine to respond through determined action involving advocacy, information and service provision