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located in Malawi and Zambia
As an Information and Communication Technology (ICT) project, Project Mwana focused on Maternal and Newborn Child Health (MNCH) aimed to facilitate several key ideas, including: Secure delivery of HIV (Dry Blood Spot, or DBS) test results from the lab to health clinics by SMS, which we’ve named “Results160″ Appointment reminders for newborn children, or “RemindMi” (Mi = mothers & infants), and Free-text “chat” for health clinic workers and Community Health Workers, to strengthen communication and patient tracing. The software uses SMS (text messages) to deliver HIV test results for infants directly to health clinics and enhance communication within the clinics. ...
located in Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Nigeria, Swaziland, Uganda, and Zambia
U-report is a free, SMS-based system that allows young people to speak out on what's happening in communities across their country, and work together with other community leaders and policy makers for positive change. U-report conducts weekly SMS messages and polls to and from a growing community of U-reporters that are complimented with regular radio programs that will broadcast stories gathered by U-report as well as newspaper articles that will publish stories from the U-report community.