BLACK WOMEN IN HEALTH

WELCOME TO BWIH

Black Women in Health {BWIH}  is a national non-profit organisation with the aim of passionately promoting the principles of diversity and equality with the aim of “Empowering black female healthcare professionals to achieve maximum professional and personal development.

WOMEN IN HEALTH

MEDICAL STUDENTS

ASPIRING MEDICS

WHO ARE WE?

BWIH- Black women in Health – is a non-profit partnership network for black female healthcare professionals in the UK with the commitment of promoting the awareness of equality and diversity, thereby contributing to uplifting the National health service at large.

We are strengthening the capacity of a unique generation of black women in medicine and healthcare to play more significant roles in the medical profession, medical leadership, medical polity, medical education, by creating awareness of and proffering solutions to  tackling the challenges of diversity in the medical field.

By encouraging representation, participation, inclusion, self development and professional excellence. Our slogan is ”Breaking barriers and building bridges”.

PURPOSE

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
PROMOTING INCLUSION
BIRTHING LEADERS
PERSONAL EXCELLENCE
PRIDE IN DIVERSITY
CELEBRATING ACHIEVEMENTS

Upcoming Events

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upcoming events

Our events cater to all black female healthcare professionals, students and aspiring medics. Keep up to date with our upcoming Events!

get involved

There are many ways for you to get involved with some of the services we provide. You can donate, partner with us or sponsor our events.

join us

In order to fulfill our aims, we offer a range of services including educational networking events, mentorship, inspiring future medics.

LATEST ARTICLES

BLACK WOMEN IN MEDICINE

The first time I watched black women in medicine documentary, I stumbled upon it whilst researching black women pioneers in medicine. It is the first feature film to chronicle the lives of women who challenge stereotypes, race, gender, class, and culture to achieve their dream of becoming physicians.

WHO CARES FOR THE CARERS?

You can’t pour from an empty cup – but how does this apply to healthcare professionals? How do you refill, recharge and take care of your mental state, when your work quite literally demands that you constantly look after others first? Who cares for the carers?

DIVERSE EXPERIENCES IN MEDICINE

''The beauty of the world lies in the diversity of its people, We cannot be separated in interest or divided in purpose. We stand together till the end''

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