12 Ways Africans Are Transforming Healthcare Through Technology

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Written by Peter Pedroncelli
Saving lives - Life saving apps in Africa help women to have safe pregnancies. Photo - Mujer Magazine
Life saving apps in Africa help women to have safe pregnancies. Photo – Mujer Magazine

Mobile apps for pregnancy health

Mobile apps such as the Kenya-based Toto Health or Ethiopia’s Safe Delivery assist in monitoring the health of pregnant women, with the apps sending text messages to the mother-to-be that are specifically tailored to various stages of the pregnancy. Potentially life-saving advice is consistently sent to the women who use the app.