Saving Lives of Pregnant Women in Africa

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Queen’s University researcher Karen Yeates has received 1 million dollars in funding to develop a mobile platform which will record and monitor the health of pregnant women. The 5 year project is aimed to test and find ways of improving the health of pregnant women in Tanzania. Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced that Dr. Yeates project and 19 others would receive the $1 million to help improve maternal, newborn and child health on a global scale.