Grantee Profile

Women's Health and Action Research Centre

Grants to Women's Health and Action Research Centre

  • $300,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Duration 3 years)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    BENIN CITY, NIGERIA — The Women's Health and Action Research Centre (WHARC) will contribute to reduction of maternal mortality by piloting the implementation of a no-blame maternal death review system in Lagos state. The specific activities to be implemented are (a) piloting facility-based Maternal Death Review (MDR), (b) conducting community-based MDR, and (c) collaborating with other civil society organizations working on accountability for maternal mortality and government institutions

  • $250,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    BENIN CITY, NIGERIA — In support of research to improve policies and programs for promoting maternal health in six states of Nigeria (over three years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Women's Health and Action Research Centre $550,000 between 2002 and 2015.