Maternal Health Services

Learning the ABCs of pregnancy and newborn care through mobile technology.

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Dec 17, 2015

BACKGROUND: The diffusion of mobile phones in low- and middle-income countries has taken place faster than any other infrastructural development.

The use of cell phones and radio communication systems to reduce delays in getting help for pregnant women in low- and middle-income countries: a scoping review.

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Sep 12, 2015

BACKGROUND: Delays in getting medical help are important factors in the deaths of many pregnant women and unborn children in the low- and middle-income countries (LMIC). Studies have suggested that the use of cell phones and radio communication systems might reduce such delays.

Evaluation of the impact of a mobile health system on adherence to antenatal and postnatal care and prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV programs in Kenya.

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Apr 18, 2015

BACKGROUND: The Millennium Villages Project (MVP) implemented in Western Kenya a mobile Health tool that uses text messages to coordinate Community Health Worker (CHW) activities around antenatal care (ANC) and Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT), named the ANC/PMTCT Adheren

Health workers' experiences, barriers, preferences and motivating factors in using mHealth forms in Ethiopia.

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Jan 28, 2015

BACKGROUND: Mobile health (mHealth) applications, such as innovative electronic forms on smartphones, could potentially improve the performance of health care workers and health systems in developing countries.

Using the lives saved tool (LiST) to model mHealth impact on neonatal survival in resource-limited settings.

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Jul 12, 2014

While the importance of mHealth scale-up has been broadly emphasized in the mHealth community, it is necessary to guide scale up efforts and investment in ways to help achieve the mortality reduction targets set by global calls to action such as the Millennium Development Goals, not merely to exp

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