H.E. Mrs Toyin Ojora Saraki has been named as special advisor to the Independent Advisory Group (IAG) of WHO AFRO, the World Health Organization’s presence in Africa.The appointment was made earlier this month by Dr Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa, in a move intended to bring Mrs Saraki’s considerable frontline experience to bear on WHO strategy and policy.
H.E. Mrs Toyin Ojora Saraki, Founder-President of the Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WBFA), has been named as “Health-for-All Champion” and one of four women making waves in global health by Devex, the international development media platform and social enterprise.
Her Excellency Mrs Toyin Ojora Saraki today gave the keynote address: “#PressForProgress – a strong call-to-action to press forward and progress gender parity” at the Widow Support Centre (WSC) 2018 International Women’s Day Celebration in Lagos. Mrs Saraki began by expressing thanks to Professor Pat Utomi for the exceptional work carried out by the Widow Support Centre since its inception in 1992, commenting:
H.E Mrs Toyin Ojora Saraki today delivered a keynote address to the 5th Annual Commonwealth Africa Summit in London, as more than 400 global and African thought leaders converged in London to discuss how Africa’s growing youth population can transform the continent.