The Wellbeing Foundation Africa’s quest to continue contributing to global goals of zero maternal and neonatal deaths by 2030, has been further powered following the generous donation of eight VScan handheld ultrasound machines from the Nigerian division of the global medical technology innovator, General Electric (GE) Healthcare.
‘Promoting and Protecting Breastfeeding in Nigeria: The Wellbeing Foundation Africa and cohort of Community Midwives expand philanthropic leadership through Medela Cares partnership’
The Wellbeing Foundation Africa, a pan-African maternal and child health organisation, established in 2004 is pleased to continue to support Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) Maternal and Child programs and goals regarding promoting and protecting Breastfeeding as the ideal first nutrition in Nigeria, as it joins the Ministry and national stakeholders in ushering in the global 2021 World Breastfeeding Week, themed: “Protecting Breastfeeding: A Shared Responsibility.”
The Delivery Due Date! Wellbeing Foundation Africa closes out on first of its kind EmONC up-skilling program with global partners Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) and Johnson and Johnson (JnJ) Nigeria
On the 31st day of May 2021, Her Excellency Toyin Ojora Saraki’s Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WBFA) officially closed out on a first of its kind six-year state-wide training program, propelling Nigeria into a solid trajectory of improving the availability and quality Of Maternal And Newborn Care through Emergency Obstetric Newborn Care (EmONC) health care worker training.
Wellbeing Foundation Africa launches partnerships with women and youth groups to strengthen support for interventions at community level
On Tuesday February 2, 2021, the Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WBFA) launched the Wellbeing Foundation Africa Wash for Wellbeing Clean Nigeria Women and Youth Community Leaders and Champions Initiative. The initiative is designed to build the leadership of women and youths at the community level to be decisionmakers and owners of interventions aimed at improving their wellbeing.
WBFA set to put the ‘mobile’ in mobilization as the Foundation launches WhatsApp Chatbot to champion continuum of care.
In 2020, the onset of a global pandemic saw the world’s efforts to transition communities into a more digitized way of living, suddenly needing to be accelerated. As the promise of technology became an increased reality for many organisations and services, the Wellbeing Foundation Africa continued accordingly, modifying its existing contribution to round-the-clock care for women and their babies, in digital form.