Using design approaches to improve maternal health care in Kenya, Ethiopia, Malawi and Mali

Sep 4, 2022

Jhpiego asked women and health workers from Kenya, Ethiopia, Malawi, and Mali to describe the care they receive and how this should be offered. From the mothers’ perspective, the practitioners heard women across all the countries say they crave a much more personalized and individual relationship with health providers.  Their responses point towards new human-centered designed strategies to ensure safe, respectful, and valuable experiences for mother and midwife.

With Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation support for the Antenatal/Postnatal Care Research Collective (ARC), Jhpiego and ThinkPlace recently compiled and published emerging insights and intervention prototypes in maternal care.

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