Ahead of the United Nations High-Level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage in New York on Monday, Toyin Saraki, Founder-President of the Wellbeing Foundation Africa, co-chaired a technical session on women’s rights and equality in global health in North Carolina, bringing together leading experts from the sector.
Major US Conference set to tackle Global Health, Impacts of Misinformation, Immersive Technology and Innovation
Founder-President of the Wellbeing Foundation Africa, Toyin Ojora Saraki, is set to deliver the keynote address to the SwitchPoint2019 Conference in North Carolina this week, as global humanitarian experts gather for the annual sessions hosted by IntraHealth International.
Toyin Saraki is the President/Founder, the Wellbeing Foundation Africa.
Maternal mortality and the wellbeing of new mothers and their newborns is an issue that hits close to home for her.
The resolution recognises that Primary Health Care is a cornerstone of a sustainable health system for effective universal health coverage and notes that improving safe drinking water, sanitation facilities, health care waste management and hygiene practices is key to a successful Primary Health Care system. The resolution rightly urges Member States:
This week the Wellbeing Foundation took its Adolescent Skills and Drills Personal, Social and Health Education Curriculum to Ogun State in Nigeria. Coming just after the United Nations marked International Youth Day, we piloted our newly-revised curriculum at the Ogun State Summer Camp to 237 children, with a focus on water, sanitation and hygiene – known as WASH.
Global Call To Action Statement on WASH: Her Excellency Mrs Toyin Ojora Saraki, Founder-President, Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WBFA)2018 United Nations High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development
In this weekly series, the WBFA will introduce you to our MamaCare midwives. MamaCare is perhaps the best known of the Foundation’s programmes, with over 200,000 women over more than two years having taken part in our antenatal and postnatal classes. Not one of our MamaCare mothers has died in birth, despite a woman in Nigeria having a 1 in 12 chance of dying in childbirth in her lifetime.
This year is one of anniversaries and milestones in global health – 2018 marks seventy years since the establishment of both the World Health Organization and the UK’s National Health Service, as well as forty years since the Alma Ata Declaration, which established primary health care as the key to attaining ‘Health for All.’
Upon arriving at Aspen for the Spotlight Health conference this year, it was easy to see why the annual gathering - dubbed this year by The Spectator, irked by a tweet from David Miliband, as
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