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Life for Mothers Abstract- 'Integrating mHealth Technology and Holistic Health Care Delivery to Reduce Maternal/Neonatal/Child Mortality in Rural Uganda: Preliminary Findings' Accepted for Oral Presentation
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XlX International AIDS Conference selects "Development of a Baseline Needs Assessment for HIV Services in Rural Uganda using mHealth Technology and Community Health Workers (CHWs) to Strengthen Health Systems: A Random Cluster Study" for presentation
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Nov 15, 2011
LfM President Meets with Representative Lois Capps to Discuss Reducing Maternal/Neonatal Mortality in Developing Countries
WHEN:Nov 15, 2011LOCATION:Washington, DCTHEME:Integration of HIV/AIDS with Maternal/Reproductive Health using mHealth TechnologyINFORMATION:Dr. Harry Strulovici met with Congresswoman Lois Capps from California. The topic of discussion was the tragedy of maternal/neonatal mortality in developing countries. In addition, the need to integrate HIV with Maternal/Reproductive health services was emphasized. The findings of Phase l of LfM's Pilot Project was presented. Funding needs to implement interventions to improve health outcomes for mothers and children were also discussed. Sources of funding were identified and will be pursued as rapidly as possible. Future meetings with other Congressional and State Department officials will take place in December 2011.
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Babies and mothers wait for care at Mulago Hospital - Ugandan's National Referral Hospital. Some may die and some mothers may develop obstetric fistulae. Click Here to view.
Source:The New Vision- Uganda's Leading Newspaper July 2007