On United Nations Global Day of Parents, I am celebrating and appreciating all the parents throughout the world, and emphasising the importance of healthy families to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.
Parents play the most critical role in the rearing of a child, from nurture to protection. A lifelong role as anchors of the family, and the foundation of communities and social progress, health and wellbeing practices often stem from parents and the environment they construct.
My Wellbeing Foundation Africa aims to implement, support and motivate the sustained changes needed to improve family health in Nigeria. Our WBFA midwives, through our Mamacare360 program, better position our mothers to promote quality safe parenting for the full and harmonious development of their child.
Our Sanitation Angels are on a mission to minimise any preventable negative health consequences, by being the community leaders of sanitation and hygiene, advocating for the right to WASH as a family habit and activity.
Through our grassroots collective action, we are providing the tools parents need to catalyse and address their health and wellbeing needs, empowering them to be the primary model, educator, and influencer of family health outcomes, benefiting future generations to come.
It is necessary we enhance awareness amongst decision-makers and the public of the effective ways of meeting family needs to further invest in one nation, one health.