The Bebemama app provides free access to maternal health information through mobile phones. Learn more..

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  • 99% of all maternal deaths in 2008 occurred in developing regions of the world, with sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia accounting for 57% and 30% of all deaths respectively.*
  • By the end of 2009, there were around 4.6 billion subscriptions to mobile phones, approximately 67% of the inhabitants of the world.**
  • In developing countries, mobile phone subscriptions reached an estimated 57 per cent in 2009.**
  • The Bebemama project seeks to take advantage of the increasing reach of mobile phones around the world to disseminate health information to women who are not able to reach it through other means.

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You or your organization can be part of this project. We are actively seeking the following type of partners:
  • Content providers
  • Programmers
  • Translators
  • Donors. Learn more..

* Source: Trends in maternal mortality: 1990 to 2008, World Health Organization, UNICEF, UNFPA and The World Bank, 2010.

Bebemama receiving Award at World Bank by Robert B. Zoellick

Robert B. Zoellick, President of the World Bank handing award to Bebemama at the Apps for Development competition.

Mexican Developers Make Their Mark at World Bank’s Apps Competition, The World Bank, Washington, April 18, 2011

A Facebook application 'a la Farmville' to protect the environment and a mobile app to educate expecting mothers, both created by Mexican developers, received praise and honorable mentions at the World Bank's Apps for Development competition last week.

Rodrigo Lopez and Claudia Gonzalez' TreePet project and Jorge Martinez's Bebemama secured a place among 15 shortlisted projects selected from a total of 107 entries that received more than 11,000 votes cast online.