How a Mobile App Is Bringing Better Maternal Health Care to Rural Karnataka

An Auxiliary Nurse Midwife (ANM) is often the first point of contact between a health centre and a mother or expectant mother in India. She takes care of activities as basic as registration of pregnant women to more advanced interventions like routine immunization, identifying medical complications and providing referrals. An ANM has a lot of responsibilities and this simple, mobile-based intervention, Suyojana, enables her to effectively carry out her duties.