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Up for Debate: How Are Mobile Phones Empowering Women and Leading to Better Maternal Health?

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mHealth has the potential to transform healthcare delivery systems around the world. The first debate in a series on mobile health addressed how to move beyond the sector’s case of mHealth “Pilotitis”, which helped frame a live debate at the 2013 Skoll World Forum in April. mobilementum In this second debate, the Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship partnered with Johnson & Johnson, the mHealth Alliance, Impatient Optimists, and Forbes.com to take a gender lens to the way in which mobile phones are empowering women. This debate will set the stage for a larger discussion at next week’s Women Deliver conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

 
 

Mobile - A Bridge Across the Gender Divide

Patricia Mechael

Executive Director, mHealth Alliance

Success In mHealth: Shifting Focus From The “m” To The “Health”

Alain B. Labrique

Director, Global mHealth Initiative, Johns Hopkins University

mPowering Women and Girls

Ariel Pablos-Mendez

Assistant Administrator for Global Health, USAID

 

Mobile Phones for Women’s Empowerment

Jill Sheffield

President and Founder, Women Deliver

Madhu Deshmukh

Director of Special Initiatives for MNCH, mHealth, and Gender, CARE USA-mHealth Alliance

Maternal and Child Health: An Issue For Every Sector

Kirsten Gagnaire

Global Director, Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action (MAMA)

 

Mobile Phones and Mothers: A Direct Line to Health?

Deb Levine

Executive Director and Founder, YTH youth + tech + health

 
 
Up for Debate: How Are Mobile Phones Empowering Women and Leading to Better Maternal Health?
Mobile - A Bridge Across the Gender Divide
Success In mHealth: Shifting Focus From The “m” To The “Health”
mPowering Women and Girls
Mobile Phones for Women’s Empowerment
For Expectant and New Mothers, Mobile Fosters Confidence and a Healthier Future
Maternal and Child Health: An Issue For Every Sector
Mobile Phones and Mothers: A Direct Line to Health?
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