Health
 India
Project #10771

Fund health technologies for developing countries

by PATH
Vetted
Feb 28, 2013

Using cell phones to help nurse midwives assist mothers giving birth in India

Nurse midwives using the Mobile Midwife Platform.
Nurse midwives using the Mobile Midwife Platform.

In low-resource areas, mothers often give birth in rural clinic- and home-based settings without highly trained caregivers—putting the mothers and infants at risk for mortality and complications. The Mobile Midwife Platform is a software-based tool that runs on a cell phone or tablet that helps minimally trained midwives act on critical health information, reduce delays in providing care, and improve the services they deliver. PATH and our partner organizations have worked with local nurse midwives in India to adapt the software in response to their specific health needs and scenarios.

For more information about the Mobile Midwife Platform, please visit the PATH Technology Solutions website at http://sites.path.org/technologysolutions/.

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