Using technology to help save mothers and babies

Krause, Sandra; Quick, Diana
October 2011
Forced Migration Review;Oct2011, Vol. 1 Issue 38, p16
Academic Journal
The article offers information about the new program called "Mama: Together for Safe Births in Crises." The initiative uses social networking to connect immediately maternal health workers in crisis affected locations to establish a professional community of practice. It mentions that the program's overall objective is to assist clinical practitioners create a community of mutual support and give each other information and encourage to use tested tools, standards and new technologies. Moreover, the program ask maternal health field practitioners to identify who they are and for humanitarian organizations to identify specific practitioners as Maternal Health Champions in crisis affected areas.


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