An Inside Look at Mobile Health for Mothers in India

By Rachel Sorensen MAMA (the Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action) uses mobile phones to deliver relevant health information directly to new and expectant mothers, so they have the knowledge they need to take charge of their health and the health of their children. In 2014, MAMA and local implementing partner ARMMAN launched the mMitra program […]

mHealth- A revolution in healthcare!

By Tanzoom Ahmed (Communications and Fundraising Manager, Armman) I was born in a family of doctors ( my father and paternal grandfather are both physicians) and brought up in the small town of Jorhat in Assam. Volunteering for medical camps with my father and listening to his anecdotes of travel to the flood affected interior […]

VIGNETTE OF A PREVENTABLE NEO NATAL DEATH

by Dr. Sandhya (Director, Research and Project mMitra) ( Dr. Sandhya had this particular experience while she  was conducting qualitative research for the mMitra/DFID project. This is an anecdote from her field visits). Nirmala (19) in Kati village had registered her pregnancy at the village sub-centre (first contact point of government health service) as well […]