Press Releases 2017

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 17:30
Mrs. Felicity Aliana‎ Ukoko- Nee Mapuvire

With a heavy heart and a deep sense of loss, the Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WBFA) regrets to announce the sudden loss of our colleague and friend Mrs. Felicity Aliana‎ Ukoko (nee Mapuvire). Who passed away on Sunday the 15th of October 2017.

Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 11:15
Health Advisory for Monkeypox Disease


While it is unfortunate that a suspected viral disease, characterized by fever, skin eruptions and body pains, is afflicting people in some parts of Bayelsa State, in southern Nigeria, The Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WBFA) continues to urge everyone to maintain healthy and hygienic habits, and to cooperate with healthcare workers, including members of the health protection agencies, such as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH), the Bayelsa State Ministry of Health, and other State Ministries of Health, in order to bring an end to this outbreak, which seems to be Monkeypox Disease. 

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 17:00

The Wellbeing Foundation Africa congratulates Dr. Natalia Kanem on being selected as the next Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 16:30

Recognising the need to provide support and care for pregnant women and other women of childbearing age, especially those living in marginalised or low-income communities, The Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WBFA), led by its Founder-President, Her Excellency Mrs. Toyin Ojora Saraki, partnered with Africa Clean Up Initiative on its finale event for the Beyond Waste Pregnant Women Engagement Workshop.

Friday, September 22, 2017 - 14:30
H.E Mrs Saraki at a high level discourse hosted by Devex and Royal Philips at the 72nd

The Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WBFA), the continent's leading maternal and child health charity, is attending the 72nd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), this week in New York, where the Foundation’s team will continue their mission to increase investments in health infrastructure, while imploring national governments, the private sector and NGOs to commit to universal health coverage (UHC). The WBFA works in Nigeria and in other parts of Africa, focusing on improving the livelihoods of women through advocacy, education and empowerment, in pursuit of the fulfilment of SDGs 3 and 5, across Africa.