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

International Women’s Day: The Pledge for Parity That Could Save Nigeria’s Future Child Brides


his year’s International Women’s Day theme, ‘Pledge for Parity’ carries a message for all. Women and men are invited to take a firm step to speed up gender equality, and I want to use this day to


Read more

Maternal Monday - Translating Social Action into Maternal Education


Social Media Week in Nigeria this #MaternalMonday is especially inspiring as it allows us to mark the coming together of maternal advocacy and social media.


Read more