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Mobile phones enlisted to improve Timorese women's health

Mobile phones enlisted to improve Timorese women's health

Updated 10 December 2012, 14:23 AEDT

In East Timor an innovative new health project is about to be launched called "Liga Inan" or "Mobile Moms".

It seeks to harness the power of the cell phone to reach pregnant women and new mothers to promote better infant and maternal health.

East Timor has one of the world's highest rates of maternal and infant deaths.

Presenter: Liam Cochrane

Speaker: Beth Elson, Health Alliance International

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