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To date, neonatal mHealth SMS programs have taken two forms: reminders sent to expectant mothers, and reporting done by certified health workers. mBaby asks the question - what if we combined the two, making the reminders actionable?

Real-time rem

To date, neonatal mHealth SMS programs have taken two forms: reminders sent to expectant mothers, and reporting done by certified health workers. mBaby asks the question - what if we combined the two, making the reminders actionable? Real-time rem

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see results 18 evaluations so far
SUBTITLE: Call Mother Mati for A Trusted Voice.  Follow her picture book for a healthy Mother and Baby.
SUMMARY: Linking picture flipbook, an automated phone messaging service and an automated SMS service to assist mothers and midwives to take simpl

SUBTITLE: Call Mother Mati for A Trusted Voice. Follow her picture book for a healthy Mother and Baby. SUMMARY: Linking picture flipbook, an automated phone messaging service and an automated SMS service to assist mothers and midwives to take simpl

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see results 11 evaluations so far
Smartmoms is a smartphone centric program designed to bring pregnant mothers together in support groups where they learn about pregnancy, neo-natal care, health and other pregnancy related topics.  The program has multiple societal benefits, includin

Smartmoms is a smartphone centric program designed to bring pregnant mothers together in support groups where they learn about pregnancy, neo-natal care, health and other pregnancy related topics. The program has multiple societal benefits, includin

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Design a game where community members gain points for actions that help bring healthy babies into the world (with healthy moms). Winners can be designated as community heros and offered mobile phones, minutes or other sponsor-driven incentives.

Design a game where community members gain points for actions that help bring healthy babies into the world (with healthy moms). Winners can be designated as community heros and offered mobile phones, minutes or other sponsor-driven incentives.

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see results 10 evaluations so far
Considering that Labour vulnerability (whereas victims are Burkina Faso Mothers) influences directly on the physical and emotional health and the fact that agricultural sector (where most of them work) has a Dry and Wet season, as well as non-product

Considering that Labour vulnerability (whereas victims are Burkina Faso Mothers) influences directly on the physical and emotional health and the fact that agricultural sector (where most of them work) has a Dry and Wet season, as well as non-product

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see results 5 evaluations so far
When questions occur pregnant women or caring moms just need to send an sms to the other women and local healthcare workers. Whoever knows the answer replies to it thus helping the woman and everyone else who might have the same problem later.

When questions occur pregnant women or caring moms just need to send an sms to the other women and local healthcare workers. Whoever knows the answer replies to it thus helping the woman and everyone else who might have the same problem later.

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see results 7 evaluations so far
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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IDEO Palo Alto led a brainstorm in our office today to think through how to involve Dads in the maternal health process/experience. Here, two IDEOers explain the idea of how to use texting to create a sense of family.

IDEO Palo Alto led a brainstorm in our office today to think through how to involve Dads in the maternal health process/experience. Here, two IDEOers explain the idea of how to use texting to create a sense of family.

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see results 7 evaluations so far
The concept tries to address the stock-out problem mentioned by Ian Sullivan as a comment to Sarah’s decentralized mobile health care system proposal.
In the core of the concept is placing an order for drugs and medical supplies via sms.  
The sms

The concept tries to address the stock-out problem mentioned by Ian Sullivan as a comment to Sarah’s decentralized mobile health care system proposal. In the core of the concept is placing an order for drugs and medical supplies via sms. The sms

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see results 9 evaluations so far
Through the use of SMS text messaging, community members with low-end handsets that send and receive text messages can act as information hub to support the needs of families in emerging markets.

Through the use of SMS text messaging, community members with low-end handsets that send and receive text messages can act as information hub to support the needs of families in emerging markets.

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see results 5 evaluations so far
Maternity education and knowledge about health services would drastically improve maternal health across both high and low income countries. Mothers and support figures go to meetings where interested experienced mothers and healthcare professionals

Maternity education and knowledge about health services would drastically improve maternal health across both high and low income countries. Mothers and support figures go to meetings where interested experienced mothers and healthcare professionals

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This concept focuses on making nutritional intake convenient, attractive, and culturally-relevant to improve maternal and infant mortality and morbidity (direct improvements on anemia, neural development, infection, low birth weight, premature delive

This concept focuses on making nutritional intake convenient, attractive, and culturally-relevant to improve maternal and infant mortality and morbidity (direct improvements on anemia, neural development, infection, low birth weight, premature delive

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see results 9 evaluations so far
The solution could help midwives/HCW monitor expecting mothers, identify risk pregnancies and involve a doctor when required.
I suggest a hybrid between Nokia Data Gathering tool or similar, like MoTeCH, and Medica Application from Nokia. Nokia Data

The solution could help midwives/HCW monitor expecting mothers, identify risk pregnancies and involve a doctor when required. I suggest a hybrid between Nokia Data Gathering tool or similar, like MoTeCH, and Medica Application from Nokia. Nokia Data

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see results 6 evaluations so far
Imagine if a mom to be could simply call or text to choose from a list of qualified, experienced moms in her community for a meet up in a public place (like a market). The mom mentor would share her own personal story & advise on how to have a health

Imagine if a mom to be could simply call or text to choose from a list of qualified, experienced moms in her community for a meet up in a public place (like a market). The mom mentor would share her own personal story & advise on how to have a health

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see results 7 evaluations so far
Mothers-to-be can keep an SMS journal of their pregnancy. Each day they send how they're feeling & health details to the service and this is kept as a record. The service can alert mums or healthcare workers of any anomalies

Mothers-to-be can keep an SMS journal of their pregnancy. Each day they send how they're feeling & health details to the service and this is kept as a record. The service can alert mums or healthcare workers of any anomalies

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see results 9 evaluations so far