Fondation Pierre Fabre

Android apps for protecting Pregnant mother and infant babies 

Main beneficiary country:
Nepal

About the sponsor

Yagiten Pvt Ltd

Yagiten delivers solutions for communities who have small size of financial transaction and usually ignored by companies who are looking for profit. It focuses on the intersection of business and communities development and connects companies, organizations and professionals to the practical information they need to make an impact.

Sector: Industrial: Startups, enterprises, etc.

Country of origin: Nepal

The organisation has:

0
Full-Time Equivalent
12
Employees
75
Volunteers
4
Service providers

Initiative overview

Healthcare themes targeted

  • Mother and child health
  • Nutrition

Stage of development:

  • Routine project/operational

Area where initiative is utilised

  • Local (in one city/town/village)

Initiative start date

  • 03/09/2012

Financing

Financing method

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

Economic model(s)

  • Donations

About the initiative

Amakomaya addresses the health care scenario of pregnant women in rural settings by introducing videos of the changes of the foetus inside the body through an android application.

Rural women rarely have access or willingness to go for health check ups during their pregnancy. This application helps them understand the changes they are going to experience and the necessary care needed while emphasizing the need for routine doctor consult.

Through the use of the Internet, pregnant women can register on demand. Through the use of a username and password, pregnant women can securely obtain information about pregnancy through audio, text and video content. This content is available on mobile phones. Amakomaya.com aims to inform and empower low-income pregnant women about pregnancy and childbirth and care during pregnancy, with a focus on maternal, newborn and child health.

Field report of the initiative

Fields of application:

Information, education and communication for behaviour change (IEC)

Target audience

  • Pregnant women
  • Patient family/entourage

Initiative objectives

  • Decreased mortality
  • Improved treatment

Key figures

178000 Number of beneficiaries since launch

14750 Number of users per Month

Materials used

  • Smartphone
  • Computer

Technologies used

  • Internet
  • Mobile app (Android, iOS, Windows Phone, HTML5, etc.)

Offline use

Yes

Open Source

Yes

Open Data

No

Independent evaluation

No

Partners

Patan Academy of Health and Science

Academic entities: Universities, research laboratories, etc.

Partners

 

Collaborators

startupBrics