Navigation Links
Tanzania’s Healthy Pregnancy Text Message Service Reaches 100,000 Subscribers in 15 Weeks
Date:3/28/2013

Management, Phones for Health (mHealth) Country Coordinator is proud to introduce the service as part of the Tanzanian Ministry of Health and Social Welfare current mHealth initiatives: “The government actually has recognized the benefits of using technology for healthcare”, she elaborates. “The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare is giving a priority to mHealth initiatives and projects, because we have seen what it can do. The text message service Wazazi Nipendeni offers maternal health information and care of newborn. It can be accessed by the pregnant mother and couples through their mobile phone. Now people can have access to health information in the palm of their hands!” (See also the video of the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare of Tanzania http://goo.gl/5Ozdc.)

The media campaign and text messaging service support the Government of Tanzania (GoT) and the United Nations (UN) Campaign on Accelerated Reduction of Maternal Mortality in Tanzania (CARMMA TZ), officially launched by President Kikwete in 2011. The Wazazi Nipendeni campaign takes steps in operationalizing CARMMA TZ as well as in directly supporting the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG). It is the aim of the Tanzania governments Strategic Plan to accelerate reduction of maternal, newborn and child deaths in Tanzania (2008-2015). The Tanzania government aims to reduce the roughly 45,000 newborn deaths and 13,000 maternal deaths it registered in 2008 by three-quarters by 2015.

The mHealth Partnership Country Manager Emerson underlines that the text messages include comprehensive healthy pregnancy and safe motherhood topics: “The messages cover timed information concerning prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV/AIDS, antenatal care, family planning, ma
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Smallpox Vaccine Clinical Study Now Enrolling at Avail Clinical Research near Orlando, Florida; Accepting Healthy M/F Age 18-40
2. A Survey Shows The Link Between Dietary Supplements and A Healthy Middle Age Individual
3. Canadian Healthy Vending Hits Manufacturing Milestone
4. People with depression may not reap full benefits of healthy behaviors
5. Nationally Renowned Health Expert Debuts Book "Sex and Spaghetti Sauce: My Italian Mother’s Recipe for Getting Healthy and Getting Busy in Your 50s and Beyond"
6. Easter Eggs v Gum Disease: New Healthy Guidelines From Eludril and Elgydium
7. New Procedure Offered by Owings Mills MD Dentist Dr. Tracy Sulc Gives Patients Permanent, Healthy Smiles
8. Mental Illness May Not Impede Healthy Weight Loss, Study Says
9. Study reveals potential immune benefits of vitamin D supplements in healthy individuals
10. How Healthy Is Your County?
11. Discounts on purchases of healthy foods can improve diets, study finds
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/4/2015)... “ LiveSchool ” was featured on NewsWatch ... look at the latest and coolest applications on the ... host of AppWatch and technology expert, conducted the app ... teachers to reward students with good behavior. , Positive ... the classroom. And the good people at LiveSchool ...
(Date:5/4/2015)... 2015 The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) ... reports which identify gaps in coverage and reimbursement, and ... the State Telemedicine Gaps Reports last September, many state ... and regulations impact healthcare delivery in their state,” said ... state actions across the nation, ATA reevaluated the indicators ...
(Date:5/4/2015)... 04, 2015 In May of 2010, after ... own life. In the wake of this tragedy, Ty’s parents ... organization that exposes the grim reality of bullying and its ... for Kirk and Laura to share their story and offer ... happening to another family — a mission that took the ...
(Date:5/4/2015)... May 04, 2015 Now in its ... clinical leaders who have made outstanding contributions to the ... serve, both in acute and post-acute care settings. The ... Post-Acute Provider of the Year, Advanced Practice Clinician of ... Provider of the Year. Recipients are selected by IPC’s ...
(Date:5/4/2015)... and Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 04, 2015 ... formation of a collaboration to facilitate development of NM108, ... ophthalmic disorders that lead to blindness, including Diabetic Retinopathy. ... MiDROPS™ formulation platform developed by EyeCRO, which can deliver ... via a topical eyedrop. , Under the terms ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:An Application for Teachers to Reward Students with Good Behavior Was Featured on NewsWatch Television 2Health News:American Telemedicine Association Delivers New State Report Cards on Telemedicine 2Health News:American Telemedicine Association Delivers New State Report Cards on Telemedicine 3Health News:WWE Legend "Rowdy" Roddy Piper Teams Up with Stand for the Silent for Timely Anti-Bullying Campaign 2Health News:WWE Legend "Rowdy" Roddy Piper Teams Up with Stand for the Silent for Timely Anti-Bullying Campaign 3Health News:IPC Healthcare Announces Clinicians of the Year 2Health News:IPC Healthcare Announces Clinicians of the Year 3Health News:EyeCRO and NeuMedics Announce Collaboration to Utilize MiDROPS™ Technology for the Development of NM108 2Health News:EyeCRO and NeuMedics Announce Collaboration to Utilize MiDROPS™ Technology for the Development of NM108 3
... , , , LOUISVILLE, Ky., July ... regional provider of home health nursing services, announced today that it will ... on Wednesday, August 5, 2009, before the market open. , , ... 11:00 a.m. ET on August 5, 2009, and will be hosted by ...
... , WASHINGTON, July 31 Last ... Democratic leadership,s health care bill, H.R. 3200, that would specifically include ... of this bill. Family Research Council Action President Tony Perkins had ... Energy and Commerce Committee mark up: , , ...
... , , , , ... , HARRISBURG, Pa., July 31 Department of ... observance of National Immunization Awareness Month. , , ... sure you and your family are up-to-date on these immunizations is ...
... , , , ... statement by Jim O,Hara, Director, Produce Safety Project: , , ... the safety of fresh produce. The proposed guidance documents put out ... that the agency will finalize these documents quickly. We also look ...
... linked to headache, researchers explain , FRIDAY, July 31 ... cosmetic surgery, Michelle Cramer has now lost most of ... her frown lines. , Cramer, a graphics illustrator in ... close to a decade until she had surgery to ...
... , , , ABA program ... CALDWELL, N.J., July 31 Caldwell College will launch ... Analysis (ABA), a well developed scientific discipline that is best known ... disorder. Caldwell,s program was recently approved by the New Jersey ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Almost Family, Inc. to Report Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results on August 5, 2009 2Health News:House Measure Proves Healthcare Legislation Will Fund Abortion, Says Family Research Council Action 2Health News:Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Urges Pennsylvanians to Get Immunized 2Health News:Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Urges Pennsylvanians to Get Immunized 3Health News:Plastic Surgery Technique Might Ease Migraines 2Health News:Plastic Surgery Technique Might Ease Migraines 3Health News:Caldwell College Receives Approval to Launch First Ph.D. for Applied Behavior Analysis-Autism Treatment in New Jersey 2
(Date:5/4/2015)... May 4, 2015 Microbrush International, a leading ... in dental restorative procedures, today announced the acquisition ... an innovative sectional matrix system used in dental ... about the opportunity to add DentiSmart to our ... Frymark , VP and General Manager of Microbrush. ...
(Date:5/4/2015)... 4, 2015  The board of directors of Eli Lilly ... for the second quarter of 2015 of $0.50 per share ... payable June 10, 2015, to shareholders of record at the ... Lilly and Company Lilly is a global healthcare leader that ... around the world. We were founded more than a century ...
(Date:5/4/2015)... -- PAREXEL International Corporation (NASDAQ: PRXL ) announced today ... on Monday, May 18, 2015, in New York City.  ... will be making a presentation on PAREXEL and discussing business ... of the presentation will be available through the "Investors" section ... Events portion of the main page, and a replay of ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Microbrush International Announces Acquisition of DentiSmart 2PAREXEL International to Present at UBS Healthcare Conference 2
... , Strategic collaboration with Ipsen for marketing rights ... and the US , Photocure to commercialise the ... ASA (OSE: PHO), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on photodynamic ... a new commercial strategy for Hexvix, its flagship product  to ...
... FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 26, 2011 diaDexus, Inc. (OTC ... focused on the development and commercialization of patent-protected in ... today announced the Board of Directors, appointment of a ... a new chief business officer, R. Michael Richey. Dr. ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Photocure Announces new Commercial Strategy for Hexvix(R), the Innovative Product for Improved Detection of Bladder Cancer 2Photocure Announces new Commercial Strategy for Hexvix(R), the Innovative Product for Improved Detection of Bladder Cancer 3Photocure Announces new Commercial Strategy for Hexvix(R), the Innovative Product for Improved Detection of Bladder Cancer 4Photocure Announces new Commercial Strategy for Hexvix(R), the Innovative Product for Improved Detection of Bladder Cancer 5Photocure Announces new Commercial Strategy for Hexvix(R), the Innovative Product for Improved Detection of Bladder Cancer 6Photocure Announces new Commercial Strategy for Hexvix(R), the Innovative Product for Improved Detection of Bladder Cancer 7Photocure Announces new Commercial Strategy for Hexvix(R), the Innovative Product for Improved Detection of Bladder Cancer 8diaDexus Appoints New CEO Brian E. Ward, Ph.D. and New CBO Michael Richey 2diaDexus Appoints New CEO Brian E. Ward, Ph.D. and New CBO Michael Richey 3diaDexus Appoints New CEO Brian E. Ward, Ph.D. and New CBO Michael Richey 4diaDexus Appoints New CEO Brian E. Ward, Ph.D. and New CBO Michael Richey 5
Pipetman F is a fixed-volume, air-displacement pipette. Thirteen robust models cover a large volume range from 2 L to 1000 L, with Gilsons legendary accuracy and precision....
... Eppendorf Reference Series 2000 Pipette is a ... a compact and robust design, and superior ... used to operate the measuring stroke and ... Product features:Eppendorf "pipette/tip" system ensures utmost accuracy ...
500L...
... fixed pipette is ideal for ... volume. Fixed volume FInnpipettes offer ... as other Finnpipette Digital pipettes: ... blow-out (1-40ul), Soft-touch tip ejection, ...
Medicine Products: