Press Releases 2017

Friday, September 22, 2017 - 14:30
H.E Mrs Saraki at a high level discourse hosted by Devex and Royal Philips at the 72nd

The Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WBFA), the continent's leading maternal and child health charity, is attending the 72nd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), this week in New York, where the Foundation’s team will continue their mission to increase investments in health infrastructure, while imploring national governments, the private sector and NGOs to commit to universal health coverage (UHC). The WBFA works in Nigeria and in other parts of Africa, focusing on improving the livelihoods of women through advocacy, education and empowerment, in pursuit of the fulfilment of SDGs 3 and 5, across Africa.

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 08:45
Her Excellency Mrs Toyin Saraki

Your Excellencies,
Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen

I am honored to be here today, and to share this special moment and high point of Rt. Honourable Dr. Ali Ahmed’s career, and to share my admiration of his achievement, as a former classmate of the Nigeria Council of Legal Education's Law School Class of 1989. 

Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 15:00

The Wellbeing Foundation Africa alongside our Founder-President Her Excellency Mrs Toyin Ojora-Saraki will be attending the 72nd United Nations General  Assembly in New York.

Saturday, September 2, 2017 - 16:30

Today at the Global Positive Forum, policymakers, civil society, corporations and figures of influence will gather in Paris to promote a new trajectory for sustainable global growth and positive change around the world. The past few years have brought a series of unpredictable events that have shaken the status quo, unveiling a level of fragility and ineffectiveness that seem unprecedented in the 21st century. Gaping gender inequality and poor maternal healthcare are symptomatic of the inadequate system of global governance that is failing the people it serves, and are two of the issues that will addressed at today’s Forum.

Saturday, September 2, 2017 - 14:30

Anglo-Nigerian philanthropist Toyin Saraki launched the Wellbeing Foundation to try to end maternal mortality. Now her Mamacare clinics are saving lives globally, says Rosamund Urwin