Toward a safer motherhood in Myanmar

Improving access to quality reproductive health care for women in Yangon region and Kayin State

Project start date : 01/09/2013

Beneficiary country : Myanmar

Healthcare themes targeted

  • Mother and child health
  • Sexual and reproductive health

Fields of application

  • Health professional training
  • Patient monitoring and medical data

Stage of development

  • Pilot project/testing/trials

Financing method

  • Private (private investors, crowdfunding, philanthropy, etc.)

Area where the project is utilised

  • Provincial/regional (in one region of a single country)

Economic model(s)

  • Subsidies

Target audience

  • Healthcare professionals and structures (hospitals, healthcare centres/clinics, health networks)

Project objectives

  • Decreased mortality
  • Decreased morbidity
  • Improved treatment

Materials used

  • Smartphone

Technologies used

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

About the sponsor

Première Urgence Internationale

Première Urgence Internationale is a secular, non-partisan, international not-for-profit NGO. Première Urgence Internationale provides aid for civilian victims that have been marginalised or excluded by the effects of natural disasters, wars, and economic collapse. Our purpose: to stand up for fundamental human rights, as defined in the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Our aim is to help populations that have fallen victim to humanitarian crises regain their dignity and independence, by delivering a comprehensive response to all of their fundamental needs.

Sector : Institutions (Communities, public authorities, NGOs, foundations, etc.)

Country of origin : France

Contact : Sponsor website Project website

Offline use


Open source


Open data


Independent evaluation

Yes, evaluated independently


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