Hulu Betiena: An Innovative Mobile Tool for Ethiopian Families
Hulu Beteina is a mobile health (mHealth) platform in Ethiopia to support rural women and men during pre-pregnancy, pregnancy, delivery, and as parents of young children.
Designed for use on both smart and basic phones, the approach invokes a simple, easy to navigate format containing relevant, engaging, and educational content.
Specific objectives of the mobile tool include:
- To improve knowledge, attitudes and practice of high impact health practices/behaviors related to reproductive, maternal and child health.
- To generate demand for and increase uptake of RMNCH services
The app aims to empower couples to take joint action for their family’s health. The platform includes suggested actions to ensure a safe and healthy pregnancy, delivery and early childhood. Such actions might include attending early and completing antenatal care visits, choosing a family planning method, or a myriad of other small doable actions.
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