India mHealth Practical mHealth Knowledge Management

Today the Knowledge for Health (K4Health) Project is pleased to announce the launch of mHealth Knowledge—a portal to K4Health’s resources on mobile health (mHealth). You can now find all of K4Health’s mHealth products in one location. mHealth Knowledge is simple by design—you only need a few minutes

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Mother’s Day a Happy Occasion for Women across Tanzania

Mothers and expectant women across Tanzania have a reason to celebrate this Mother’s Day. Their pregnancies are healthier and they are more prepared for birth in recent months. The reason? The Wazazi Nipendeni campaign. Wazazi Nipendeni (“Love me, parents”) is an ongoing national campaign that

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Use of Mobile Platform Strengthens VMMC Campaign

A new case study by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Communication Programs (CCP) examines efforts to scale up access to and demand for Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMCC) in South Africa. Beginning in February 2012, the Brothers for Life initiative

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Tanzanian Vice President Bilal
“Green Star” Family Planning Campaign Launches in Tanzania

The revitalized Green Star family planning campaign launched in October during Tanzania’s National Family Planning Conference in Dar es Salaam. Vice President of Tanzania Dr. Mohammed Gharib Bilal unveiled the campaign saying, “I believe that this campaign will accelerate efforts to accessing correct information on

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Assessments Help Design Rural India mHealth Programs

With the fastest growing mobile industry in the world and 16.6 million new rural mobile phone customers per month, India continues its battle against maternal and infant mortality. India’s most populated state, Uttar Pradesh (UP), has among the highest maternal and infant mortality rates in

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Flora Mbasha family planning
SMS Platform Provides Critical Health Information in Tanzania

New data from the Tanzania Capacity and Communication Project (TCCP) demonstrate that mobile technology has quickly become an essential source of important health information in Tanzania. TCCP’s Jiamini! (“Be Confident!”) Campaign uses a text message platform to provide information about family planning methods and service

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