The Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action (MAMA) is a mobile phone health initiative partnership led by USAID and Johnson & Johnson, with support from the mHealth Alliance and the United Nations Foundation. Recently, members of the MAMA partnership conducted a series of site visits in Bangladesh. This blog post comes from MAMA Global Partnership Director, Kirsten Gagnaire, and is part of the “blog tour series” reporting on the site visits and experience in Bangladesh.
At the State Department this morning, Secretary Clinton announced a new public-private partnership to improve maternal health outcomes using mobile phone technology. Super model Christy Turlington Burns was also on hand for the new venture, called the Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action (MAMA).