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SMS service helps nurses help mothers

The NurseConnect text message service can help health workers take better care of mothers.

Moms with HIV set to get connected

MomConnect delivers text messages to women, with information geared towards their stage of pregnancy – and soon pregnant women with HIV will be able to receive specialised messages.

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App: Primary Health Care Clinical Guide

December 17, 2015

Produced by South Africa’s The Open Medicine Project, the Department of Health app gives health care workers’ easy access to the country’s Primary Health Care Standard Treatment Guidelines and Essential Medicines List.

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Resource: HIV Clinical Guidelines App

Launched by the Department of Health yesterday, this free app puts South Africa’s HIV guidelines at the fingertips of health workers and patients.

Report: Stock outs in South Africa – a national crisis

Released by a civil society consortium, this report shows that one-in-five health centers surveyed had experienced drug shortages or stock outs recently.