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

Last updated : 28/03/2024

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.)

Offline use


Open source


Open data


Independent evaluation

Yes, evaluated independently

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


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