Meet Toyin Saraki, the activist fighting to save the lives of African mothers and their babies by cutting down the maternal mortality rate


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.


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The Wellbeing Foundation Africa and its Founder-President, Mrs Toyin Ojora Saraki, welcome the adoption of Resolution EB144/CONF./2 Rev.1: Water, sanitation and hygiene in health care facilities at the 144th World Health Organization Board Meetings


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:


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Taking Our Youth Empowerment curriculum to Ogun State – Not Too Young to #WASH!


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.


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Wellbeing Foundation Africa's H.E. Mrs Toyin Ojora Saraki Builds Bridges of Action Over Troubled Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Conditions - At United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, New York City


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


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Meet the Midwife - Rita


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.


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A year of anniversaries – let’s make 2018 the year of #HealthForAll


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.’


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