About 70% of Myanmar’s 51.5 million population live in rural areas where access to healthcare services and advice is
a challenge. The ratio of health workers for every 1,000 persons is still less than the World Health Organization’s
standard of 2.3 in Myanmar. As a part of Telenor’s Corporate Responsibility initiatives Telenor Myanmar joins hand
with Marie Stopes Myanmar (MSM) to develop Mate app targeting to serve expectant and new mothers and young
individuals with a range of reproductive healthcare advice.
MSIM is a leading provider of sexual and reproductive health in Myanmar. Established in 1997, MSIM currently operates in 44 townships in 8 states/divisions. MSIM’s services are provided through static (fixed) clinic sites located in primarily urban settings, and through mobile teams.
The initiative aims to improve the reach and effectiveness of MSM’s educational efforts to beneficiaries, support to clients before and after services, and efficiency of operations using mobile technology.
Specifically, the initiative aims to:
Start: January 2015
Planned End: May 2017
Mate App (Android): http://bit.ly/matemm
Mate App (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/mate-msi/id1008788965?mt=8
Mate Facebook page: https://web.facebook.com/mateapplication/?fref=ts
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