The PartoPen: Maternal Health. Developing Countries. Digital Pens.
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800 women die every day due to complications of pregnancy and childbirth; almost all of these deaths occur in developing regions.
Low-cost labor monitoring tools are underutilized or used incorrectly, and skilled birth attendants are in short supply.
The PartoPen System:
Digital pen software that directly addresses barriers facing the correct use of labor monitoring tools in developing countries.
Provides (1) audio-based instructions, (2) time-based reminders, and (3) data interpretation and real-time decision support.