BBC Woman's Hour Celebrates 100 Years of the MWF

Print Email

2017 marks the centenary of the Medical Women's Federation. To celebrate, BBC Woman's Hour spoke to leading female clinicians about the women from medical history who inspired them.

MWF president Professor Dame Parveen Kumar discussed the work of Dr Jane Walker, who dedicated her life to helping Tuberculosis patients with open air sanatoriums and founded the MWF in 2017. The important question of why women doctors still need support to fully achieve equality is discussed, along with the lasting relevance of the Medical Women's Federation in 2017 and beyond.

 

You can listen to the inspiring interview below (21:27):

Just click here!

 

rcp parveen

Photo credit: Royal College of Physicians

 

 

Medical Women's Federation
Tavistock House North,
Tavistock Square, London,
WC1H 9HX
admin@medicalwomensfederation.co.uk
Tel: 020 7387 7765

Follow us on Twitter

'Stay open to the world': @HillaryClinton sharing her advice for overcoming a setback is uplifting and empowering… https://t.co/4zaS4nGTQl
10hreplyretweet
RT @rebgross: 🗣️ UK doctors! Please complete this 10-minute @UniofExeter survey on perceptions of the medical profession. Thanks! https://t…
17hreplyretweet
RT @ArtScienceDoc: As President Elect of @medicalwomenuk delighted to have been chosen to run @LLHalf for @fawcettsociety #Timetorun !! htt…
19hreplyretweet