Toyin Saraki to deliver keynote address at 2017 Social Media & Healthcare Conference


Toyin Saraki, Anike Lawal, Lanre Adeloye, others set to speak at 2017 Social Media & Healthcare Conference

On Wednesday October 11 2017 at the Landmark Center in Lagos, the Founder of the Wellbeing Foundation Africa, Toyin Saraki, who is also the wife of Nigeria’s Senate President, Bukola Saraki, will deliver the keynote address at the 2017 Social Media and Healthcare Conference organized by in partnership with Informa, organizers of Medic West Africa Exhibition and Conference.

Interested participants can register here.

Speaking on this year’s conference, Paul Adepoju, Managing Editor and CEO of said this year’s conference aims to stimulate conversations on how Nigeria can leverage on digital health to improve the healthcare of pregnant mothers in the country.

“While developing the agenda for this year, we realized that Nigeria has to start tapping into its expanding mobile space. There are more people connected than ever and this has brought about great improvements in banking, education, commerce and agriculture. We want to see how we can apply this to reduce maternal mortality and improve access to healthcare for Nigerian pregnant women in Lagos, Abuja, Ibadan and across the country,” Adepoju said.

The organizers also announced that in addition to Mrs Saraki, other speakers will address critical issues in the country’s health sector. 

The 2017 Speaker Faculty includes the following experts: 




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