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MoTeCH – Saving mothers and babies through mobile technology

MoTeCH explores the potential for health service benefits of information technology even though little research has been done on the feasibility of utilizing mobile phone technology for reforming routine health information operations and improving community health care worker efficiency and health service effectiveness.

Inspiration: from Mara to other African countries

I met the excited group of representatives of blood transfusion service entities of five African countries, fresh from a tour of Mwanza and Mara, gathered at their Tanzanian counterpart offices in Dar es Salaam, mid-September, where they had a debriefing session.

Community Blood Campaign: John the Brave

Data collected on the Mchinji district dashboard shows that five out 10 maternal deaths in the district are as a result of lack of blood at the hospital. The team refused to sit and watch when some of these lives can be saved. A one week community campaign was organized and 71 pints were collected. This is a story of the experience at one of the bleeding sites

The days we helped pregnant rural women with "domiciliary midwifery"

International Day of Rural Women - an infographic

MamaYe Nigeria celebrates International Day of Rural Women. There are more than 18 million rural women in Nigeria today - but they are not all getting the care they deserve.

Rural Women - The Sierra Leonean Story

Rural woman play a critical role in the rural economies of both developed and developing countries. 60% of all Sierra Leonean women live in rural areas.

International Day of Rural Women - an infographic

MamaYe Sierra Leone celebrates International Day of Rural Women on October 15th. Young, rural women make up a large proportion of our population, but they are not all getting the care they deserve.

International Day of Rural Women - an infographic

Mama Ye! Tanzania celebrates International Day of Rural Women on October 15th. Young, rural women make up a huge proportion of our population but they are not all getting the care they deserve.

International Day of Rural Women - an infographic

MamaYe Ghana celebrates International Day of Rural Women on October 15th. Young, rural women make up a large proportion of our population but they are not all getting the care they deserve.

Kilimanjaro urges the government to be accountable so that mothers can live

Recently, I was privileged to participate in the 2013 White Ribbon Day celebrations in Kilimanjaro Region, and I congratulate the Kilimanjaro Region White Ribbon Alliance Tanzania (WRATZ) members as well as the Moshi Municipal which supported the event to a great extent.

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