Press Releases 2017

Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 06:45

In 2014, I joined eminent figures in Nigeria and globally, in urging a concerted global effort to help free the hundreds of missing girls, kidnapped from a government secondary school in the town of Chibok.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 06:30

As the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and National Primary Healthcare Development Agency  (NPHCDA) commences its reactive vaccination campaign to halt the spread of  Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM), the Wellbeing Foundation Africa has issued the following health advisory:

Friday, January 20, 2017 - 15:15

On Friday 20 January, the Wellbeing Foundation Africa Founder, HE Mrs. Toyin Saraki visited the 9th Brigade Medical Centre in Lagos, Nigeria, one of many primary healthcare facilities around the nation where the Foundation's MamaCare Midwives deliver weekly classes to pregnant and postnatal mothers to mark the Armed Forces Remembrance Day 2017. 

Monday, February 13, 2017 - 17:30

On the 13th of Feb. 2016, in Abuja, WBFA Founder Toyin Saraki, Chair of Nigeria Health CSO’s National Assembly Primary Healthcare Revitalisation Support Group PHCRSG hosted a meeting with the Development Partners Group which included the Country Director of WHO, USAID, UNICEF, UNFPA, JICA, DfID, PEPFAR, the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, the European Union, and the ONE Campaign, among several others.  The meeting was convened by Mrs. Saraki and attended by the Chief Executive Officer of Nigeria's Primary Health Care Development Agency NPHCDA to measure the progress of the Group and chart the ways forward to strengthen the primary healthcare systems in Nigeria.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 17:15
Her Excellency Mrs Toyin Saraki

On Tuesday 14 February 2017, HE Toyin Saraki Founder-President of the Wellbeing Foundation Africa and Chair of the Primary Healthcare Revitalisation Support Group presented a memorandum on the 2017 Health Budget to the Nigerian National Assembly.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 16:00

Today, in recognition of the UN’s International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, we reflect upon female genital mutilation (FGM), defining this cultural practice, addressing its harmful implications, and seeking resolution on this dangerous, damaging and sadly all too prevalent issue.

Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 02:45

Last Thursday, Mrs. Toyin Saraki chaired the first meeting of the Contact Group of the Primary Healthcare (PHC) Revitalisation Program.  The meeting was co-chaired by Dr Benjamin Anyene of Herfon, was also attended by Representatives of the House Committee for Health Services, both Committee Chair and Deputy-Chair and was also attended by representatives from the World Health Organization, the ONE Campaign and UNICEF.

Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 03:15

Wellbeing Foundation Africa Marks Armed Forces Remembrance Day Nigeria - Provides Mamacare Antenatal-Postnatal Care And Counsel To Armed Forces Wives Nationwide On Armed Forces Remembrance Day, Wellbeing Foundation Africa's Toyin Saraki has saluted the honour, courage, sacrifice and dedication of our nation's Armed Forces, the men and women who have dedicated their lives in protecting our country and its citizens.