Let’s not tiptoe around the topic of FGM


In observance of the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation on 6th February 2018, we are pleased to feature a piece by a women leader in global health, Her Excellency Mrs Toyin Ojora Saraki, about the work she is doing to champion accessible and affordable healthcare for everyone through her organisation the Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WBFA).


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Davos: On the path towards gender equality


Gender equality made it to the top of the global agenda at the World Economic Forum. Now we must also look for solutions.


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Philanthropist Toyin Saraki on her mission to end maternal mortality


Toyin Saraki never saw her baby who died. At first, when she asked to see the second of her twin girls, Saraki was told she’d been taken to another hospital. Even now — 25 years on — she doesn’t know where the baby is buried. 


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International Women’s Day: The Pledge for Parity That Could Save Nigeria’s Future Child Brides


his year’s International Women’s Day theme, ‘Pledge for Parity’ carries a message for all. Women and men are invited to take a firm step to speed up gender equality, and I want to use this day to


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Maternal Monday - Translating Social Action into Maternal Education


Social Media Week in Nigeria this #MaternalMonday is especially inspiring as it allows us to mark the coming together of maternal advocacy and social media.


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Nigeria Contained Ebola; Can We Contain Lassa Fever and Zika Virus?


On the 14th January 2016, the World Health Organisation declared an end of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Less than a day later, a new case in Sierra Leone was detected, indicating that the path to eradication must be paved with vigilance and patience.


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