Press Release 2016

Friday, May 13, 2016 - 10:30

LAGOS, NIGERIA - Wellbeing Foundation Africa has today launched its MamaCare Antenatal Education Program at the Ikeja Military Cantonment of Lagos, Nigeria. 

Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 10:15

The Wellbeing Foundation Africa marked the International Day of the Midwife, with the National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives (NANNM), UNFPA, the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM), GE Healthcare, Access Bank, the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM), and many other partners at a two-day conference from 4th until 5th May in Abuja, Nigeria.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 15:45

HE Toyin Saraki expressed the following points:
·        The value of midwives in Nigeria is being shown in the unlikeliest of places - camps for internally displaced people (IDP) uprooted by Boko Haram militants.

Monday, March 28, 2016 - 15:30

To mark the International Day of the Midwife, the National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives (NANNM), UNFPA and the Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WBFA) – led by Her Excellency Mrs. Toyin Saraki – will be holding the Inaugural Global Midwifery Conference in Nigeria on the 4th and 5th May 2016, at The Sheraton Hotel, in Abuja, Nigeria.

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 15:15

The Wellbeing Foundation Africa has shared insights with the leading global development platform, DEVEX. When working with women and girls from post-Boko Haram captivity, the Foundation, as part of a local network of organizations working for improved protection of women and girls, called for "an individual-based intervention,". The article, published on 22nd April 2016, on the DEVEX website, discusses the necessary considerations when working with women and girls that have experienced extreme trauma during their captivity with the Boko Haram insurgents.