Wellbeing Foundation Africa delegation attends World Health Assembly; Founder-President to highlight Health and Wellbeing in fragile settings alongside WHO Director-General and First Lady of Turkey

The Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WBFA), led by its Founder-President Toyin Ojora Saraki, is this week attending multilateral meetings at the 72nd World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland.

The World Health Assembly is the decision-making body of the World Health Organization (WHO); determining the policies of the WHO, supervising financial policies, and reviewing and approving its programmatic budgets.

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News from the Wellbeing Foundation Africa - May 2019

Dear Partners, Colleagues and Friends,

As events around the world to mark the International Day of the Midwife draw to a close, I wanted to thank you for your support and share our work from Nigeria this week.

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Enabling and Elevating Midwives with “Whole-System” Support

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Toyin Saraki Counsels Governors’ Spouses on Accountability and Human Development; Champions Midwives ahead of International Day of the Midwife

Her Excellency Mrs Toyin Ojora Saraki this week chaired a panel on "Accountability and Human Development", as a Guest of Honour, at the Nigeria Governors Forum Induction Summit for Spouses of Governors and Governors-Elect.

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Toyin Saraki Leads SwitchPoint Microlab Technical Session on Women’s Rights and Equality in Global Health; Champions Health for All

Ahead of the United Nations High-Level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage in New York on Monday, Toyin Saraki, Founder-President of the Wellbeing Foundation Africa, co-chaired a technical session on women’s rights and equality in global health in North Carolina, bringing together leading experts from the sector.

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Toyin Ojora Saraki to deliver Keynote Speech to SwitchPoint 2019 Conference

Major US Conference set to tackle Global Health, Impacts of Misinformation, Immersive Technology and Innovation

Founder-President of the Wellbeing Foundation Africa, Toyin Ojora Saraki, is set to deliver the keynote address to the SwitchPoint2019 Conference in North Carolina this week, as global humanitarian experts gather for the annual sessions hosted by IntraHealth International.

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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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