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NGOWomen's Health and Family Services (WHFS)

Room F6 - 1st Floor, Brady Centre, 192-196 Hanbury Street, London E1 5HU

Telephone0207 377 8725
Background Information

WHFS is a multi-ethnic health advocacy organisation that was originally set up to ensure that women in Tower Hamlets (London) who were unable to speak English as a first language were still able to access vital maternity services. Today, working predominately in the same region, it seeks "to address the unmet health education and welfare needs of ethnic minority women and their families." It runs projects tackling issues such as infant feeding, heart disease prevention, and illiteracy (source:


Year Created1994
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KeywordsEquality, discrimination and prejudice; Ethnicity and race; Gender; Ill-Health, medicine, counselling and rehabilitation; Poverty and social exclusion (UK).
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