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Gaining Momentum in the Fight Against Child Mortality
Rapid advances in mobile technology and connectivity continue to open up opportunities for us to make a difference, and one area where we’re seeing improvement is in child mortality. Here's a look at how it has improved over the last 100 years.
mHealth to Reduce Child Mortality in Burkina Faso
[Video] Children’s aid 2.0: can digital technology save lives in Burkina Faso? Project: Terre des hommes’ Integrated e-Diagnostic Approach programme (IedA) Purpose: Improve the clinical management of children under five in primary health settings. Industry: Health Location: Burkina Faso Partners: The four-year project is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and implemented on
Improved Health Care for Women and Children May Be Just a Mobile Phone Away
In slums in Nairobi maternal mortality claims many lives, and quality maternal health services are not universally available to expectant mothers. Community health workers, with the help of apps like CommCare are stemming the tide. Read the more in the Impatient Optimist here.
Technology as a tool for saving lives
Technology has been an influential part of India’s success in reducing child mortality in the last four decades. Read more here on Triple Pundit about mhealth, Dimagi’s CommCare, and the cultural and logistical hurdles that face India’s movement for improved national health.
Dimagi joins new Diarrhea and Pneumonia Working Group
On Thursday June 20th, the Diarrhea and Pneumonia Working Group chaired by UNICEF and the Clinton Health Access Initiative heartily endorsed the establishment of a Pneumonia Innovations Team to accelerate development of the diagnostic and treatment innovations that can have a direct and significant impact on reducing child pneumonia mortality. The team will be co-chaired
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