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The Safe Delivery App
The Safe Delivery App is a smartphone application that provides skilled birth attendants with direct and instant access to evidence-based and up-to-date clinical guidelines on Basic Emergency Obstetric and Neonatal Care. The App leverages the growing ubiquity of mobile phones to provide life-saving information and guidance through easy-to-understand animated instruction videos, action cards and drug lists. It can serve as a training tool both in pre- and in-service training, and equips birth attendants even in the most remote areas with a powerful on-the-job reference tool. The App was created in 2012 with support from MSD for Mothers, and in collaboration with the University of Copenhagen and the University of Southern Denmark.
Empowerment of the local community
In order to ensure that more women and families seek skilled care during pregnancy and labor it is of crucial importance to empower the local community to take responsibility for and play an active part in improving women and children’s health… and survival. Maternity Foundation do this through two empowerment components: