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.


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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.


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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.


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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).


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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.


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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. 


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