HE Toyin Ojora Saraki

Founder & President, The Wellbeing Foundation Africa

United Kingdom

Toyin Saraki is a leading global advocate for women and children’s health and socio-economic empowerment. For the past two decades, she has focused her advocacy and philanthropy efforts on improving reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health, ending gender-based violence and improving education in Africa. She is Founder-President of The Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WBFA); the inaugural Global Goodwill Ambassador for the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM); the Save the Children Newborn Health Champion for Nigeria; a Fellow of the West African Academy of Public Health (WAAPH); and a Global Champion for the White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood. She is committed to using her personal experience of preterm birth, baby loss and postpartum haemorrhage in her home country of Nigeria to raise awareness of maternal health issues and the need to provide better support and quality treatment and care to women and their families pre, during and post pregnancy.

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