Mobile Application Can Be an Effective Tool for Reduction of Maternal Mortality

  • Md. Jahid Hasan Dhaka Medical College & Hospital
  • Md. Sahariar Hossain BSMMU
  • Yasir Arafat ASA University Bangladesh
  • Gazi Md. Rezaul Karim UNFPA, Bangladesh Office
  • Zuhayer Ahmed Bangladesh Country Office for Bangladesh, WHO
  • Mahbuba Shabnam Mafi BSMMU

Abstract

Partograph is a time tested tool recommended for monitoring of labour, early detection of complications of labour and it plays an important role in reduction of maternal mortality in worldwide. But Substantial underuse of paper Partograph has raised an important question about the effectiveness of this tool in low- and middle-income countries. To overcome all the barriers of use of paper Partograph we innovate a mobile application named “Life Curve”, which is an easier, efficient and cost effective tool for monitoring labour and will show its benefits over paper Partograph soon and may keep a pivotal role in reducing maternal mortality. Tested Data shows this tool is 100% effective as paragraph with some added values.

Published
2017-03-14
How to Cite
Hasan, M. J., Hossain, M. S., Arafat, Y., Karim, G. M. R., Ahmed, Z., & Mafi, M. (2017). Mobile Application Can Be an Effective Tool for Reduction of Maternal Mortality. International Journal of Perceptions in Public Health, 1(2), 92-94. Retrieved from http://ijpph.org/index.php/ijpph/article/view/43
Section
Short Commentary