Aug.18, 2017, Ulan Batar, Mongolia
The main purpose of the Workshop held 16 – 18 August at the Intermed Hospital, Ulan Bator, Mongolia, , was to explain the “Happy Baby, Health Mom” App and to train midwives how to use it. Almost 15 members of Japanese Midwives Association with some of the Board attended the Workshop, together with members of Mongolian Midwives Association, including a member of the Executive Committee. This is the second Workshop after the workshop held in 2016 that used the paper leaflet. The Workshop this year gave training for the use of the App, with Dr Badarch Jargalsaikhan MD,PhD as the main speaker. All members participated and enjoyed a fruitful seminar.
The App is also presented in a nomad village to the local women, and gained a lot of interest.
“This App Happy Baby, Happy Mom is especially useful for Nomad people in Mongolia as travel in winter is severely restricted.”
Happy Baby, Happy Mom App is available for Android and Apple phones: http://www.m2025-weobservatory.org/midwives-reducing-obesity-in-mongolia.html
On the picture above: The Executive members and participants receiving Nohno Chieko Award. Nohno Chieko assisted in the establishment of the Midwives Association (MMA) in Mongolia in December 2006 and JMA launched the “Nohno Chieko Award”. Six midwives in Mongolia received the Award in last three years.
Field visit in nomad village at one-hour trip from Ulan Batar:
More than 4.000 midwives coming from the world are in Toronto at the ICM congress. Our four Mobile Applications dedicated to Women’s health and maternity are showcased at the stand
And get tremendous attraction : more apps here. Also as well the series of Portraits of Midwives in Bangladesh by Miriam Ackroyd, and in Moldova by Doina Schimpf.
And more exciting is the election as new ICM President of Franka Cadée (on the picture above ) , as we work with her project Twintotwin !
It is the time for our selected projects to meet, interact and plan new projects for the future!
Innovative mobile applications of the WeObservatory, ZMD App, Happy Mom Happy Baby for Mongolia, Vaccination Consent Form App for Australia and Universal Women were presented at HealthIo in Barcelona on 4 May 2017.
The event received more than 1.000 participants per day during 3 days, to share eHealth innovation of start ups, hospitals, industry and health professionals. Dynamism, professionalism and creativity are the most proeminent characteristics of this exciting first edition! We wish to be there next year again!
For one more time since its launch in April 2013, the WeObservatory is attending Medetel in Luxembourg for a presentation of the Mobile Apps for maternal health recently published. It is the opportunity to pursue the the dialogue with nurses, medical doctors, students and industry on eHealth, mHealth and Telemedicine progresses in the world. More Interviews with women influencers in eHealth will soon be published on the Blog. The second special issue on Women in eHealth of the JISfTeH is available and WeObservatory, with the editorial of Dr Regina Ungerer, and three articles from innovative programs in Canada, Spain and Egypt. The next issue is planned in 2019. A call for submission arrives soon, keep posted!
Medetel is also the time for seeing great eHealth colleagues and friends, thanks to Dr Misha Kay, Dr Regina Ungerer, Dr Yunkap Kwankap, Fatima Sanz de Leon!
Following the activities initiated in 2014- 2015, the eBook on “Aplicaciones Digitales para la Salud Materna e Infantil” (195 pages) was published in January 2016 and made available to students and teachers at CASA through the website portals http://www.m2025-weobservatory.org/ and http://www.m2025-weobservatory.org/uploads/3/9/5/1/39512321/aplicationes_digitales.pdf.
This eBook contains 8 modules with auto-evaluation exercises, based on the suggestions the students provided in January 2015 during the field trip to San Miguel de Allende and Mexico DF of Véronique Thouvenot, Nadine Goodman, Eleonora Muntarola and Lilia Perez-Chavolla. In addition, 100 USB Keys in a nice square model showcasing the logos of the 3 organizations are distributed to the students working with limited access to internet. Printed books are now in the library of the school. The modules are displayed in CASA’s online platform for the students.
For one more year, the WeObservatory has conducted a selection of MOOCs on Women’s Health and ICTs in English, French and Spanish. The selection proposes MOOCs that are free of charge, from famous universities and academia in the world. Specific sections are dedicated to nurses, patients, vaccination and mobile health.