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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?
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
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.
By using a combination of printed material and audio, knowledge about maternal health can be shared in an inclusive way using simple methods, while still offering a rich learning experience.
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 idea is to send medical teams from a base hospital to remote areas where moms-to-be will be examined by doctors. The concept of the maternity camps is inspired by Aravind's free eye camps in India.
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
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
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