Error message

Deprecated function: Function create_function() is deprecated in eval() (line 1 of /var/www/vhosts/ : eval()'d code).

Reducing the rate of infant mortality in Africa

UNICEF’s latest report on infant mortality with ties survival of infants to maternal education, higher incomes, and technological advancement, shows that while Pakistan is the worst place in the world to be born, Japan is the best.

Read more

EmONC Saving Lives in Kwara State

As we gathered around the demonstration given by Dr. Oluwole Olusegun in the skills laboratory at the General Hospital in Ilorin, Kwara State, he proudly explained how the Emergency Obstetrics and Newborn Care (EmONC) training had transformed the capacity of doctors, nurses and midwives in Kwara to save the lives of women and newborn infants.

Read more

UHC – Making 'Health for All' a Reality

In my role as the Founder-President of The Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WBFA), I have dedicated 13 years to ensuring that mothers and children have full access to the health services and social support that they require; when pregnant, during childbirth and in those critical early days and months once a baby is born.

Read more

Let’s not tiptoe around the topic of FGM

In observance of the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation on 6th February 2018, we are pleased to feature a piece by a women leader in global health, Her Excellency Mrs Toyin Ojora Saraki, about the work she is doing to champion accessible and affordable healthcare for everyone through her organisation the Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WBFA).

Read more

Davos: On the path towards gender equality

Gender equality made it to the top of the global agenda at the World Economic Forum. Now we must also look for solutions.

Read more

Philanthropist Toyin Saraki on her mission to end maternal mortality

Toyin Saraki never saw her baby who died. At first, when she asked to see the second of her twin girls, Saraki was told she’d been taken to another hospital. Even now — 25 years on — she doesn’t know where the baby is buried. 

Read more