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In Rural Malawi, Medical Tips Just a Phone Call Away


In Rural Malawi, Medical Tips Just a Phone Call Away
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In Malawi, pregnant women and new mothers who live in remote villages are getting medical help thanks to a toll-free hotline and text messaging service known as "Chipatala cha pa Foni" or Heath Center by Phone. Run by the nonprofit VillageReach, the program connects expecting mothers in rural areas with health workers. More pregnant women are receiving prenatal care and birth planning thanks to the medical hotline, as Lameck Masina reports for VOA from Lilongwe.

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