Nana Travoada

Nana Travoada is a São Toméan public figure and the first lady of the central African country of the Democratic republic of São Tomé and Príncipe.[1]


Nana Travoada is the First Lady of the Democratic republic of São Tomé and Príncipe and wife of Prime Minister Patrice Trovoada, fifteenth Prime Minister of the republic of São Tomé and Príncipe. Nana Travoada has been an advocate for empowerment of the youth. She was part of the forum at the 2017 Transform Africa Summit in Uganda that discussed the use of technology and Smart Health Opportunities to curtail healthcare challenges in Africa.[1][2]

Nana Travoada has also been active in the space of advocating for expanding the provision of health services to mostly rural communities in accordance with the Ouagadougou Declaration on Primary Health Care for all. She was a delegate of the 2010 African Vision Initiative held in Bamako and attended by wives of the African Heads of State to address the challenges of maternal and neonatal mortality in the countries of Africa.[3][4]


  1. ^ a b "First Lady of Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe Visits Charity Organization - Taiwan NGOs". Retrieved 2017-11-19.
  2. ^ Bizimungu, Julius. "First Lady tasks youth on digital healthcare solutions". The New Times Rwanda. Retrieved 2017-11-19.
  3. ^ "VISION 2010 : Les balises de Bamako". Retrieved 2017-11-19.
  4. ^ "Mozambique: First Lady to Address 2010 African Vision Initiative". Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique (Maputo). 2011-10-07. Retrieved 2017-11-19.