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Hesperian Health Guides launching its first iPhone: Safe Pregnancy and Birth

Hesperian Health Guides launching its first iPhone app, Safe Pregnancy and Birth

This free, comprehensive app on pregnancy and birth contains a wealth of information on:

  • how to stay healthy during pregnancy
  • how to recognize danger signs during pregnancy, birth, and after birth
  • what to do when a danger sign arises
  • when to refer a woman to emergency care
  • instructions for community health workers with step-by-step explanations such as “How to take blood pressure,” “How to treat someone in shock,” “How to stop bleeding.”

Hesperian is currently working on making this app available for the Android platform.

 

The launch of this app comes as Hesperian also announces a Digital Commons, an extensive suite of digital resources and tools: books for free download in 26 languages, thousands of images in a searchable online library, an interactive HealthWiki, and more. This does not mean the end of print books for Hesperian, but the new Digital Commons will ensure that lifesaving, empowering health information reaches more people around the world. All tools are available through Hesperian’s website: www.hesperian.org/digital-commons, and the Safe Pregnancy and Birth app can be downloaded for free from the iTunes Store

 

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