The World Health Organization (WHO) Foundation has appointed Toyin Saraki as the inaugural WHO Foundation Ambassador for Global Health.
The wife of ex-Senate President, Bukola Saraki, is a global health advocate and Founder-President of Wellbeing Foundation Africa.
WHO Foundation CEO, Anil Soni hailed her decades of work dedicated to women and children’s health and empowerment.
Soni highlighted Saraki’s tireless commitment to improving global health through her advocacy work.
“Her energy and deep commitment to educating, advocating and fundraising on behalf of WHO Foundation’s mission, will make a critical difference to global health initiatives.
“Her ambassadorship will enable us to power the vital work of WHO through the triple billion goals for a fairer and more equitable world”, he said.
Reacting, Saraki said she is honoured to become the inaugural ambassador.
She called the WHO body a force for good in the global health ecosystem, driving change to overcome pressing global health challenges.
“I look forward to working with the foundation to propel one of the world’s most influential global health initiatives forward,” Saraki noted.