Vodafone, GlaxoSmithKline join forces for text messaging campaign to boost vaccinations; BYU students develop baby monitor with smartphone alerts;

> Vodafone and drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline have partnered to increase childhood vaccination rates in Mozambique using text messaging, Reuters reports. The one-year pilot project, supported by the Save the Children charity, will register mothers on a ministry of health database, alert them to the availability of vaccinations and allow them to schedule appointments by text. Article

> Brigham Young University students have created a new device to help parents rest easier while their baby sleeps. The baby monitor straps around an infant's foot, and if the infant stops breathing or has a significant change in heart rate, the monitor will notify the parents by alerting them via smartphone. Announcement

> A new mHealth campaign launched in Tanzania is aimed at helping pregnant women in safe delivery. The campaign includes prenatal care, malaria prevention, mother to child transmission of HIV, and individual birth planning and safe delivery. Article

And Finally... Just because it was a civil ceremony, that doesn't make it a civil ceremony. Article

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