Press Release 2016

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 11:15

The Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WBFA) commends her partner, PharmAccess Foundation, which works in a public-private partnership with the Kwara State Health Insurance Program; the private insurer, Hygeia Community Health Care; and the Health Insurance Fund (HIF), for the 2016 Financial Times/International Finance Corporation Transformational Business Award for Achievement in Sustainable Development: Maternal & Infant Health. The program was set up in 2007 with a strong support of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Monday, July 18, 2016 - 11:00

The Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WBFA), in collaboration with Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM), marked the end of the first phase of the Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care (EmONC) 'Making It Happen' Project which was carried out in three (3) Local Government Areas in Kwara State: Ilorin-West, Ilorin-East and Ilorin-South. A Dissemination of Results Meeting commemorating the end of Phase-1 of this project was organized on the 14th of July at the Captain Cook Event Centre in Ilorin, Kwara State. The event had many attendees, including Midwives, Nurses and Doctors. Health workers who were present at the event were mainly from the 9 Project Facilities, and have benefitted from the EmONC Trainings across the project LGAs, each of which had a Skills Lab: Specialist Hospital, Sobi (Ilorin-East LGA); Civil Service Specialist Hospital, Ilorin (Ilorin-South LGA); and Adewole Cottage Hospital (Ilorin-West LGA).

Friday, June 17, 2016 - 11:00

Wife of The Senate President and Grand Patron of White Ribbon Alliance Nigeria (WRAN), Her Excellency, Mrs Toyin Saraki, has expressed shock and sadness at the sudden death of British Member of Parliament, the Right Honourable Jo Cox, MP.

Monday, May 23, 2016 - 10:45


Last week, H.E. Mrs Toyin Saraki, Founder-President of the Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WBFA), took part in the Women Deliver conference in Copenhagen. The conference brought together non-governmental organisations, policymakers, private sector business leaders, and women from across the world to tackle the challenges of gender inequality.

Friday, May 13, 2016 - 10:30

Washington DC, USA - Yesterday, Her Excellency Toyin Saraki, Founder-President of the Wellbeing Foundation spoke at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) on the fundamental rights of displaced women and girls in Nigeria. The event was organised by CSIS Africa Program.