Papua New Guinea An App for Midwives that Could Save Lives

Infant and maternal mortality rates in Papua New Guinea are among the highest in the world. A pair of German siblings wants to support midwives in the country in the form of an app. Villages may be without electricity, but the mobile grid is strong and lives could be saved.
A typical residential hut in Papua New Guinea

A typical residential hut in Papua New Guinea

Foto: Dirk Metzger
From Germany to Papua New Guinea

From Germany to Papua New Guinea

Foto: Dirk Metzger
Photo Gallery: Help for Births in Rural Papua New Guinea
Foto: Dirk Metzger
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Photo Gallery: Help for Births in Rural Papua New Guinea

Midwives are taught their skills in Goroka before taking their knowledge with them back to the villages.

Midwives are taught their skills in Goroka before taking their knowledge with them back to the villages.

Foto: Dirk Metzger
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