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For the next few days, we're asking the community to return and applaud your favourite concepts.  In 4 days we will create the shortlist of final concepts, comprised of your applauded favourites and ones picked out by the Oxfam, Nokia & IDEO team.  So applaud away! Choose all the concepts you think are deserving of going through and be sure to comment as well – we'll also note the comments and enthusiasm of the community in deciding on the short list.

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Imagine a rally as Paris-Dakar made just by doctors from all over the globe. Their path pass next to some villages and they have to stop in each village and make some health care for pregnant. And continuing in the idea of a previous concept (http://

Imagine a rally as Paris-Dakar made just by doctors from all over the globe. Their path pass next to some villages and they have to stop in each village and make some health care for pregnant. And continuing in the idea of a previous concept (http://

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Giving some kind of incentive for the human being always gave a lot of results. This suggestion was made by Dan Braus in this inspiration: http://tinyurl.com/4rdnzl2.
Incentive as:
  - Money incentives (my paycheck)
   - 'Points' incentives (my DQ

Giving some kind of incentive for the human being always gave a lot of results. This suggestion was made by Dan Braus in this inspiration: http://tinyurl.com/4rdnzl2. Incentive as: - Money incentives (my paycheck) - 'Points' incentives (my DQ

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15minforalife.com would be a platform in the internet where people from developed countries using any ICT device could be put in touch with people in development countries through mobile phones to disseminate information.

15minforalife.com would be a platform in the internet where people from developed countries using any ICT device could be put in touch with people in development countries through mobile phones to disseminate information.

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By using the power of powers large masses of people can be assembled simply by forwarding texts. We could use it to raise awareness of new treatment centers, medical aid supplies and opportunities to be taught how to diagnose and treat peers. It coul

By using the power of powers large masses of people can be assembled simply by forwarding texts. We could use it to raise awareness of new treatment centers, medical aid supplies and opportunities to be taught how to diagnose and treat peers. It coul

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Music can attract people and gathering a community in just one place. Why do not use that to take care of pregnant mothers on that community?

Music can attract people and gathering a community in just one place. Why do not use that to take care of pregnant mothers on that community?

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A good way to engage fathers to participate in and support maternal health activities might be to tap into their sense of friendly competition.  A reward-based "Dad of the month" program would be one way to do this.

A good way to engage fathers to participate in and support maternal health activities might be to tap into their sense of friendly competition. A reward-based "Dad of the month" program would be one way to do this.

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Let's create a specifically maternal health and targetted collaboration project. Let's work with a handful of communities and bring them on board the collaboration process. Let's create products that the community want.

Let's create a specifically maternal health and targetted collaboration project. Let's work with a handful of communities and bring them on board the collaboration process. Let's create products that the community want.

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A visual shopping/nutrition list for pregnancy and infancy. Based on what is available locally, the list can tell mothers what to produce to buy to support their nutrition needs at different stages of pregnancy. Mobile messages can provide latest inf

A visual shopping/nutrition list for pregnancy and infancy. Based on what is available locally, the list can tell mothers what to produce to buy to support their nutrition needs at different stages of pregnancy. Mobile messages can provide latest inf

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This concept re-empowers women in rural/remote areas to care better for themselves, their children and each other through the user-friendly smartphone.

This concept re-empowers women in rural/remote areas to care better for themselves, their children and each other through the user-friendly smartphone.

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There may be certain situations where not all mothers will have access to personal cell phones - for such situations, a centralized maternal health kiosk that serves a community of surrounding mothers might be useful in connecting mothers to eachothe

There may be certain situations where not all mothers will have access to personal cell phones - for such situations, a centralized maternal health kiosk that serves a community of surrounding mothers might be useful in connecting mothers to eachothe

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Send a text to get the location of your closest hospital, healthcare worker, pharmacy. The mobile tower can know your rough location and give you context-based information.

Send a text to get the location of your closest hospital, healthcare worker, pharmacy. The mobile tower can know your rough location and give you context-based information.

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A series of plays illustrating maternal health issues (what to do, what not to do) put on by the local community (even by kids) to educate mothers. This could be a movement to put on plays in local areas and the mobile phone could be used to spread s

A series of plays illustrating maternal health issues (what to do, what not to do) put on by the local community (even by kids) to educate mothers. This could be a movement to put on plays in local areas and the mobile phone could be used to spread s

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Building on Lalli's concept of Community Maternal Education - a local Mum Radio Station or radio show that focuses on maternal issues. Locals are encouraged to organise the show themselves based on a pack of topics put together by Oxfam.

Building on Lalli's concept of Community Maternal Education - a local Mum Radio Station or radio show that focuses on maternal issues. Locals are encouraged to organise the show themselves based on a pack of topics put together by Oxfam.

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A mother who has been through childbirth has experience to help others. How about giving her professional qualification and pride?

A mother who has been through childbirth has experience to help others. How about giving her professional qualification and pride?

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Shortage of health care workers and long distances makes women hesitate to seek medical help. This concept describes how phone guided self diagnosing can help women take the decision to seek help before it is too late.

Shortage of health care workers and long distances makes women hesitate to seek medical help. This concept describes how phone guided self diagnosing can help women take the decision to seek help before it is too late.

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Develop interactive mobile video games on delivering babies that teach and empower young children to assist women in home deliveries where professional health providers are not available.

Develop interactive mobile video games on delivering babies that teach and empower young children to assist women in home deliveries where professional health providers are not available.

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The system allows pregnant women to easily get all the necessary information at a particular stage of pregnancy about what they need to eat and drink, how to exercise, what their baby looks like (if its a smart phone app), how much they are supposed

The system allows pregnant women to easily get all the necessary information at a particular stage of pregnancy about what they need to eat and drink, how to exercise, what their baby looks like (if its a smart phone app), how much they are supposed

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Automated vending machines containing different maternal healthcare items could be placed in central areas or villages or cities where many mothers could access them.  This would allow them to get the supplies they need without a health care worker b

Automated vending machines containing different maternal healthcare items could be placed in central areas or villages or cities where many mothers could access them. This would allow them to get the supplies they need without a health care worker b

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AT&T sponsored this project for our ME 313 class at Stanford. We were charged with creating an application that would support AT&T's goal of becoming a future health data storage portal. My work partner Sungjoon Kim and I framed our project t
AT&T sponsored this project for our ME 313 class at Stanford. We were charged with creating an application that would support AT&T's goal of becoming a future health data storage portal. My work partner Sungjoon Kim and I framed our project t

AT&T sponsored this project for our ME 313 class at Stanford. We were charged with creating an application that would support AT&T's goal of becoming a future health data storage portal. My work partner Sungjoon Kim and I framed our project t

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