Maternal health enters the information age in Peru

January 17, 2017

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Four women, with their babies on their laps, using their phone

Iván Reátegui Ismodes

Women in Ventanilla, Peru, connect with life-saving information on their phones, thanks to a better system for collecting and sharing maternal health information.

Brian Owens, Canadian Geographic

In Peru, a pilot project that aims to improve maternal health by using technology to improve the health-care system’s efficiency could one day have an impact on the entire country.

This article is part of an ongoing series of stories about innovative projects in the developing world, a partnership between IDRC and Canadian Geographic.

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