Women Physicians of APPNA or WAPPNA is an organization formed by women physician members of APPNA for the purpose of empowering women and children. WAPPNA ( Women Physicians of APPNA ) was formally approved as an auxiliary organization of APPNA with its own unique charter, mission statement, constitution and bylaws and Executive Council. This took place in the Spring meeting of APPNA in 2008 in Dallas. It is a secular organization which opens its doors to all women physicians of Pakistani descent regardless of color, religion and other orientation. WAPPNA has its own tax ID # and tax exempt status. The main purpose of this organization is as follows:
1. Provide a forum for North American women physicians of Pakistani descent to network professionally and socially.
2. Identify, initiate and carry out projects for the social and economic betterment of women and children in Pakistan and North America.
3. Hold meetings coinciding with the APPNA meetings to discuss the various social, medical and economic issues faced by women and children of the world.