Updated on June 8, 2024

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Created on October 8, 2018

GiftedMom

GiftedMom is an online and mobile health platform that engages in improving the health conditions of pregnant women and new borns in Central Africa communities.. It aims to reduce the rates of mortality of pregnant women

Developed By
  1. GiftedMom
Content Partners
  1. Siemens | Stiftung

Author

Product Description

The platform provides follow up services for pregnant women, as well as offers antenatal care services through SMS notification.

The platform also engages in tracking the vaccination program of children less than five years and reminds their guardians through SMS on the next vaccine for their children; and provides teen health/sex education services.

In addition, GiftedMom uses mobile technology to educate families on family planning and contraception techniques, as well as provides real-time monitoring and reporting for analysis and tracking epidermis.

Further, the company organizes monthly outreach sensitization and education campaigns in the areas of maternal and newborn health issues.

The platform delivers a variety of services.

Target SDGs

SDG 3: Good Health and Well-Being

SDG 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

Target Users (Target Impact Group)

Household

Distributors / Implementing Organizations

Hospitals, Healthcare labs, Health insurance organizations.

Competitive Landscape

Direct competitors include MomConnect and PATH Safe Delivery Kit.

Manufacturing/Building Method

Mobile development.

Intellectural Property Type

Select Type

User Provision Model

Download the mobile application on play store. Users can use SMS messaging to connect with doctors for FREE (ask questions).

Distributions to Date Status

70000 USERS, 56 SERVICE PROVIDERS, 95 ADHERENE RATE (%), 5000 INTERRACTIONS / WEEK

Mobile service required

Internet, SMS, USSD

Level of coverage needed

Messaging services, Mobile data

Device(s) required

Feature phone.

Additional features required

None.

Permanent network connectivity required (Y/N)

Yes.

Two way communication (Y/N)

Yes

Usage rate (%)

95

Literacy support (Y/N)

Yes: Via training and campaigns.

Languages available

  • English
  • French

Operating system and version

Android.

mHealth application

Maternal health.

Design Specifications

* The application reminds pregnant women of the dates of vaccinations, examinations and consultations to be done during pregnancy and the various precautions to be taken after delivery. * Follow-up of the child: reminder of vaccines, tips and tricks to take care of the child or to breastfeed. * Users send questions to 8566 and doctors will provide answers within 10 minutes.

Product Schematics

Technical Support

Available.

Replacement Components

N/A

Lifecycle

N/A

Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters

The platform aims at long-term 5 million registered pregnant women.

Vetted Performance Status

95 ADHERENE RATE (%)

Safety

N/A

Complementary Technical Systems

N/A

Academic Research and References

Dzekashu MacViban, 2015, Gifted Mom: Cameroonian app to promote antenatal care

“GiftedMom.Co Is Now Part of TheMamaZone.Com | The Mama Zone.” n.d. Accessed June 8, 2024. https://themamazone.com/gifted-mom/

“Ondo State Ministry of Health.” n.d. Gov.Ng. Accessed June 8, 2024. https://ondostatemoh.gov.ng/abiye.php

“Zero Mothers Die.” n.d. Zero Mothers Die. Accessed June 8, 2024. http://www.zeromothersdie.org/

“Goal 3.” n.d. Sdgs.Un.Org. Accessed June 7, 2024. https://sdgs.un.org/goals/goal3

“Cameroun: Gifted Mom, La Startup Camerounaise va-t-Elle Décrocher 500 000 US$ En Suisse?” 2017. AllAfrica.Fr. November 23, 2017. https://fr.allafrica.com/stories/201711230257.html

Ngako, Diane-Audrey. 2015. “Gifted Mom, un projet innovant pour combattre la mortalité infantile.” Le Monde, February 4, 2015. https://www.lemonde.fr/afrique/article/2015/02/06/gifted-mom-un-projet-innovant-pour-combattre-la-mortalite-infantile_4571727_3212.html

Compliance with regulations

Unknown.

Evaluation methods

Field trials.

Other Information

World Summit Awards 2017:

  • Award: WSA Young Innovators
  • Category: Innovation for SDGs
Other Awards and Recognition

Comments from the Community

1 Comment

  1. senka.Hadzic says:

    Awards:
    World Summit Awards 2017: https://www.worldsummitawards.org/winner/giftedmom/

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