Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action (MAMA) Lessons Learned

Publication Date: 
May 14, 2018
This document highlights key operational lessons learned from four country programs—Bangladesh, South Africa, India and Nigeria—that implemented the Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action (MAMA) approach.

The Use of Information and Communication Technology in Family Planning, Reproductive Health, and Other Health Programs: A Review of Trends and Evidence

This technical paper focuses on how new technology – particularly mobile technologies – has the capacity to improve access to family planning and reproductive health information and services. It presents examples of information and communication technologies being used in Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Malawi, India and Bangladesh, and looks at how digital platforms and mobile technology are being integrated into the overall health system strengthening approach.
Gerber W

What is mPossible?

This video entitled "What is mPossible?" attempts to address a number of concerns commonly held about the feasibility of deploying mHealth solutions in low-resource settings.
Sujan Mahmud

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

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Publication Date: 
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

MAMA “APONJON” Formative Research Report

Despite marked progress towards the United Nations Millenium Development Goals (MDGs), further innovation is needed to meet the maternal and child health targets in resource-limited settings. In May 2011, the United States Agency for International Development and Johnson & Johnson, in collaboration with the United Nations Foundation, the mHealth Alliance, and BabyCenter LLC launched a global public-private initiative known as Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action (MAMA).
Rajan R, Raihan A, Alam M, Agarwal S, Ahsan A, Bashir R, Lefevre A, Kennedy C, and Labrique AB
December, 2013

Microfluidic CD4+ and CD8+ T lymphocyte counters for point-of-care HIV diagnostics using whole blood.

Publication Date: 
Dec 05, 2013

Roughly 33 million people worldwide are infected with HIV; disease burden is highest in resource-limited settings. One important diagnostic in HIV disease management is the absolute count of lymphocytes expressing the CD4(+) and CD8(+) receptors.

Targeting low-arsenic groundwater with mobile-phone technology in Araihazar, Bangladesh.

Publication Date: 
Mar 19, 2007

The Bangladesh Arsenic Mitigation and Water Supply Program (BAMWSP) has compiled field-kit measurements of the arsenic content of groundwater for nearly five million wells.