UN Launches Mobile Phone Health Plan
Two United Nations agencies are planning to use mobile technology to save lives, reduce illness and disability and bring down healthcare costs.
Africa Renewal, 30 November 2012
Imagine getting a text message telling you when and how to take your diabetes medication. Or a voice mail reminding you of your next mammogram. That's what two UN agencies are… Read more »
Rural woman using her cellphone.
Africa Renewal, 28 December 2012
Want to report a problem to an elected official in your community? There is a mobile application, or "app," for that. Want to bring attention to a pothole that needs fixing?… Read more »
Tanzania: Tanzania in Mobile Phone Health Plan
EA Business, 10 December 2012
A new mobile health campaign Wazazi Nipendeni translated, Parents Love Me was launched in Tanzania to help pregnant women in safe delivery. Read more »
Vanguard, 17 July 2012
THE unacceptably high maternal mortality and morbidity in the country would be curbed if essential prenatal care, skilled attendants, and trained midwives supported by trained… Read more »