Obasanjo calls for girl child education and women’s empowerment

February 14, 2013, Benin-City, Nigeria: The former President of Nigeria, Chief (Dr.) Olusegun Obasanjo has called for greater commitment on the part of policymakers and stakeholders to give girl child education the priority it deserves. He made the call in … Read more

OLUSEGUN OBASANJO DELIVERS IST ABEL GUOBADIA MEMORIAL LECTURE IN BENIN CITY

February 14, 2013, Benin-City, Edo-State, NIGERIA: The Women’s Health and Action Research Centre (WHARC) a non-profit, non-governmental organization established in 1993 with the mission to promote the reproductive health and social well-being of women and adolescents (especially girls) through research, … Read more

Maternal Death Audit has The Potential of Improving Quality of Health Service.

This was one of the key messages passed in a 3 day meeting WHARC Deputy Executive Director (Maternal Health), Dr. Wilson Imongan  recently attended in Mexico. The theme of the meeting was “Accountability in sexual and reproductive Health” held under … Read more

WHARC AND TY DANJUMA FOUNDATION REDUCE MATERNAL MORTALITY IN SOME PARTS OF NIGERIA

Research conducted by the Women’s Health and Action Research Centre (WHARC) have shown that women die during pregnancy because of their inability to pay for quality maternity care.   Many pregnant women in Edo state prefer to deliver at home … Read more