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Welcome to Women's Health & Action Research Centre

WHARC is a non-governmental, non-profit organization established in 1993. It consists of a multi-disciplinary team of health, social science and legal professionals and researchers working together to build the knowledge base and to improve the policy environment for advancing women’s health in Africa. To date, the Centre has conducted formative and intervention research that documents the socio-cultural determinants of women’s health and that provides critical data for developing policies and programs for scaling up best practices relating to women’s health in the region.

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About WHARC

  • Our Mission

    Grounded in a deep love of humanity and a belief in equality and dignity for all people, WHARC works to improve the reproductive health and social wellbeing of women and adolescents in Africa so they can lead productive, fulfilling lives and provide a healthy future for their children. Through its cutting edge research, WHARC educates women, youth, community gatekeepers and policymakers about sexual and reproductive health, and advocates for policy change at the local, state and federal level. WHARC also provides current and effective reproductive health services to women and
  • Our Vision

    The Women’s Health and Action Research Centre (WHARC) seeks to create a world where all people are treated with equal respect and dignity and where women and young adolescents have equality and access to basic reproductive health information and services.
  • Associates

    WHARC is collaborating with several distinguished personalities – Associates – to deliver on her mandate.
  • Staff

    Our staff are all qualified, experienced and passionate about our vision and mission.
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Corporate Latest News

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Apr2017

Herbal Cure For Sleeplessness, Stress, Mental Disorders

Herbal Cure For Sleeplessness, Stress, Mental Disorders

Did you sleep well last night? Are you stressed? Are you undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer? Are you ha...

11
Apr2017

Edo Govt. To Domesticate National Health Act

Edo Govt. To Domesticate National Health Act

Benin – Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo says his administration will domesticate the National Health Act in order t...

11
Apr2017

PHCUOR Champions, Led By WHARC Visited The Speaker Edo State House Of Assembly

PHCUOR Champions, Led By WHARC Visited The Speaker Edo State House Of Assembly

The Primary Health Care Under One Roof (PHCUOR) Champions, lead by WHARC under the sponsorship of Champion for...

11
Apr2017

‘How High Cost Of Drugs Affects Quality Of Health Services’

‘How High Cost Of Drugs Affects Quality Of Health Services’

A pharmacist at the University of Lagos has alerted to how the high cost of drugs is negatively affecting the...

Corporate Latest News

11
Apr2017

‘How High Cost Of Drugs Affects Quality Of Health Services’

‘How High Cost Of Drugs Affects Quality Of Health Services’

A pharmacist at the University of Lagos has alerted to how the high cost of drugs is negatively affecting the...

11
Apr2017

PHCUOR Champions, Led By WHARC Visited The Speaker Edo State House Of Assembly

PHCUOR Champions, Led By WHARC Visited The Speaker Edo State House Of Assembly

The Primary Health Care Under One Roof (PHCUOR) Champions, lead by WHARC under the sponsorship of Champion for...

11
Apr2017

Edo Govt. To Domesticate National Health Act

Edo Govt. To Domesticate National Health Act

Benin – Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo says his administration will domesticate the National Health Act in order t...

11
Apr2017

Herbal Cure For Sleeplessness, Stress, Mental Disorders

Herbal Cure For Sleeplessness, Stress, Mental Disorders

Did you sleep well last night? Are you stressed? Are you undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer? Are you ha...

Programs & Initiatives

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Accountability Project

Currently the unit is implementing a three year project titled Project to build accountability mechanisms for improving the quality of maternal health care and preventing maternal mortality. . .Read More

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DAFOMA Project

In WHARC’s effort to contribute to the reduction of maternal mortality, WHARC trains traditional birth attendants at Evbonogbon in Orhionmwon local government area Edo State, Nigeria. . .Read More

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Strategic Communication Project

Currently the unit is implementing a three year project titled Using Empirical Evidence to Scale up Policies and Programs for Reducing Youth Vulnerability to Adverse Sexual. . .Read More

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ARHP

The Women’s Health and Action Research Centre (WHARC) received a small grant from IPAS to implement a project titled “Accessing Reproductive Health services with the click of a Phone”. . .Read More

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Implementation Research Project

WHARC won a competitive grant from the World Health Organization (WHO) to conduct a research which aims at improving the quality of emergency obstetric . . .Read More

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WANT

The SAAF project is also dubbed “Women Accessing New Technology” (WANT). The aim of the project, which spans from 2014 till 2016, is to increase access to reproductive health . . .Read More

Abel Goubadia Clinic

Services rendered at the Clinic include:

  • 24hrs emergency delivery services and surgeries.
  • Well women clinic: Acetic Acid Visualization test, PAP smear, Family Planning
  • Ultrasound scan service
  • Ante-natal care delivery services and Post-natal care.
  • Gynecological consultations.
  • Laboratory services: Hormonal assay, seminal fluid analysis, blood group, genotyping, retro-viral screening, individual identification test (DNA test).

Read More About the Clinic   Send Us Mail   234 7040547078

ABEL GUOBADIA CLINIC

WHARC Guest House & Event Centre

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Home Away From Home

We highly welcome individuals, groups from all works of life to the Ultra Modern Paradise home in the cool terrain of Benin City, perfectly built to guarantee maximum comfort away from home. The Guest House is an affiliate of the Women Health and Action Research Center.

Our staff as part of the WHARC family, is dedicated to making every visitors stay as relaxing and convenient as possible! Worthy of Mention is our mouth watering meal, Call In and experience the paradise you have being looking for. YOU ARE WELCOME, BE OUR GUEST.

Some of the Facilities Available Include:

  • Bar.
  • Restaurant.
  • Laundry Services.
  • Free Internet Wifi

Contact Us Now     Make a Reservation

Meet Members of Our BOT

Mayor

Lady Winifred Onyeonwu is an educationist and publisher. A former Director of Library Services in the then Bendel State. ...Read More

Lady Winifred Onyeonwu /Chairman/

City Council

Mrs Marcelina Aisubeogun is a retired Nurse/Midwife. She has been an active member of the National Council of Women Societies (NCWS)...Read More

Mrs Marcelina Aisuebeogun

Controller

Mrs Amina Sambo is past national President of the National Council of Women’s Societies (NCWS). She presently resides in Kano ...Read More

Mrs Amina Sambo

Public Advocate

Engr. Ibude Guobadia is a Management and Engineering Consultant. He had previously worked with Citi Bank. He has vast experience in Eng ...Read More

Engr. Ibude Guobadia

Public Advocate

Professor Friday Okonofua is the Founder of the Women’s Health and Action Research Centre. He is also a Professor of Obstetrics ...Read More

Prof Friday Okonofua

Public Advocate

Professor Cyril Mokwenye is a Professor of Foreign Languages (French) with the University of Benin. He is the Executive Director of the Centre... More

Prof Cyril Mokwenye

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  WHARC Complex, KM 11 Lagos-Benin Expressway, Igue-Iyeha, Benin City, Edo State Nigeria.

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