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01 September 2020

South Africa: Digital Interventions to Address Maternal and Child Health Challenges

Some of the world’s leading scientists representing universities in South Africa and the United Kingdom have joined forces. They will help under-resourced communities develop information and communication technology (ICT) interventions geared towards breaking down barriers and exploring solutions to some of South Africa’s critical maternal and child health (MCH) challenges.

The UCT co-investigators include Associate Professor Simone Honikman (Perinatal Mental Health Project), Dr Yaseen Joolay (Department of Paediatrics and Child Health) and Professor Fiona Ross (Department of Anthropology). Other participating institutions include the University of Nottingham, Loughborough University and the University of Leicester in the UK, the University of Limpopo, the University of the Witwatersrand and the Human Sciences Research Council.

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