The MEDICAL WOMEN’s ASSOCIATION of BELGIUM is a non-profit association founded in 1989.
It is dedicated to the professional development of its members in the medical field. It aims to put an end to any form of gender discrimination and seek a solution to the problems women doctors face in their professional lives.
MWAB is part of the Medical Women International Association www.mwia.net
Medical Women's Association of Belgium pays tribute to its founder Dr. Christiane POULIART
In 1989 she decided to establish a Belgian MWAB - founding meeting in Antwerp on 11 November 1989.
In addition to her medical practice as a rehabilitation specialist and osteoporosis specialist with numerous medical publications, she was active at an early stage in The International Council of Medical Women in USA.
To date, she is a member of Medical Women International Association - NGO founded in 1918 recognized at the United Nations.
She served 2 terms as vice president for Southern Europe MWIA. She organized numerous national and international congresses.