MyBelle in Nigeria

To reduce maternal and early childhood mortality by strengthening material and child health services for vulnerable pregnant women and nursing mothers in Nigeria.

Project start date : 01/05/2021

Beneficiary country : Nigeria

Healthcare themes targeted

  • Mother and child health

Fields of application

  • Telemedicine (remote diagnosis and consultations)
  • Information, education and communication for behaviour change (IEC)
  • Patient monitoring and medical data
  • Financial access to care, microinsurance

Stage of development

  • Pilot project/testing/trials

Financing method

  • Public (grant/subsidies, call for proposals/call for tender, etc.)
  • Private (private investors, crowdfunding, philanthropy, etc.)

Area where the project is utilised

  • National (in one country only)

Economic model(s)

  • Income generated by beneficiaries
  • Revenue generated by the beneficiaries/healthcare facilities
  • Subsidies
  • Advertising
  • Donations

Target audience

  • Pregnant women

Project objectives

  • Decreased mortality
  • Decreased morbidity
  • Improved treatment

Materials used

  • Cellular (mobile) phone
  • Smartphone
  • Tablet

Technologies used

  • Mobile telecommunications (without data connection)
  • Internet
  • Mobile app (Android, iOS, Windows Phone, HTML5, etc.)

About the sponsor

MyBelle Digital Maternal and Child Health Organisation

MyBelle was founded in 2021 by a team of health, tech and project management experts with the aim of preventing maternal mortality due to pregnancy-related causes in Nigeria. It is a tech solution that aims to tackle the issue of poor access to maternal and child health services in Nigerian communities. It does this through a multi-pronged approach, including the use of a mobile application, social community contributory health insurance, and community health outreaches.

Sector : Healthcare (professionals and structures)

Country of origin : Nigeria

Contact : Sponsor website Project website

Offline use


Open source


Open data


Independent evaluation

Yes, evaluated independently


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