Health Child Uganda is a non profit based in Kampala that is using mobile phones and computers to empower their communities to know more about their health, their community's health, and make more informed healthcare decisions.
Health Child uses a number of strategies to achieve their goals of increased health awareness
- training volunteers in their facility in community outreach, health care counseling, community health issues, and health informatics
- using SMS to communicate with the community- Health Child engages the community in health quizzes via SMS to check their health knowledge
- using SMS to communicate with new mothers: via one way reminder SMS and two way interactive SMS