A mHealth intervention to promote preterm infant’s brain development and health outcomes
The essence of the idea.
Az Dil, a mobile (m) Health intervention, will deliver targeted messages to caregivers on how to care for their premature infant so as to positively influence the neural architecture of the baby’s brain and improve the chances of healthy development.
GCC grant application by UCalgary Associate Professor, Shahirose Premji, Phd. Watch the 2 minute video and consider clicking the LIKE button. Number of likes will be an indicator for the granting agency as to how much public interest an application has garnered, one measure being considered in their assessment process, and thus quite important. Shahirose’s project involves using mobile text messaging in Afghanistan to educate caregivers, and thus positively impact the neural architecture of premature infants’ brains. There are several partners in the project including Roshan Telecom, the Aga Khan University, among others.
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