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QR code amulet triggers timed maternal health calls to mom's phone

A QR code amulet issued to the mom upon conception triggers delivery of timed maternal health calls to the mom's phone.

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A QR code amulet issued to the mom upon conception triggers delivery of timed maternal health calls to the mom's phone (incoming calls to cellphones in India are free). The QR code can also be used by the CHW to track the mom's pregnancy and the maternal health calls can be customized to her specific condition.


See Teknocharm for an implementation:
http://teknocharm.com/



What is the minimum level of mobile technology needed for this concept?

QR code recognition

How could this work in a low-literacy context?

Point to QR code and click

Which partners could help realise and deliver this solution?

  • Oxfam
  • Nokia
  • Mobile operators
  • NGOs
  • Government
  • Other - Feel free to elaborate in your description of the concept

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This is a practical application of a developed technology. The hardware, Teknocharm, needs to be made available to the ones it benefits.
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