Health Phone [Videos, Website]

Date of Publication
2014

HealthPhone™ is a personal video reference library and guide to better health and nutrition practices, for families and communities, including the illiterate, in their language, distributed on mobile phones.

HealthPhone™ provides families with their own personal reference library and guide to better health practices. Available in real time, right to those who need it, when they need it and when a health problem is about to strike, where they are, and as they are. 

There is no signal or connection required. HealthPhone's™ over 1,400 health and nutrition videos are available on the following topics:

  • Timing of Pregnancy
  • Births
  • Safe Motherhood and Newborn Health
  • Child Development and Early Learning
  • Breastfeeding
  • Nutrition and Growth, Immunization
  • Diarrhea
  • Coughs, Colds and More Serious Illnesses
  • Hygiene
  • Malaria
  • HIV
  • Child Protection
  • Injury Prevention
  • Emergencies: preparedness and response

This knowledge, in 61 languages, is pre-loaded on microSD chips for popular low-cost models of mobile phones – no signal is required, nor cost to download videos and other media. Users choose what they want to watch and listen to and when, wherever they happen to be.

 

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