Woman devises clever plan to save lives of African women and babies (Video)

Woman devises clever plan to save lives of African women and babies (Video)

- A hospital laboratory technician named Dahabu Adi, has led a team of medical professional to provide maternal aid in Kenya

- This comes after she lost two unborn children and vowed to ensure that expectant mothers do not go through the same ordeal

- Together with her team, Adi has helped 268 pregnant women to safely deliver their babies

YEN.com.gh is in possession of a video of the story of Dahabu Adi, a hospital laboratory technician, who is helping to save lives in rural Kenya.

Adi and her team created a GPS tracking system to help monitor the health status of mothers and their babies.

She argues that expectant mothers are primarily focused on how to give birth safely and her mission is to assist them in that regard.

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According to her, she recently had two miscarriages and therefore knows that pain of losing an unborn baby.

BBC News Africa reports that since February 2018, Adi and her team have helped 268 women in Moyale, a village in Kenya, to safely deliver their babies.

She adds that her team covers 10 villages to reach the pregnant women and give them clinical assistance.

The expectant mothers initially rejected the trackers because of their traditional beliefs but opened up to it after it was inserted into ‘imus’, a local wristband for women and children.

Social media users have expressed their admiration for the work that Adi is doing with her team:

Mahamadu calls for God's blessings for herself and her team.

JnPeirre added it is a very good use of GPS.

Mohammed expressed conviction that women can create things more than men.

Majok expressed excitement about the new development.

Adams also noted this could save lives.

In other news, it has emerged that Ghana was the first country in the world to receive Peace Corps Volunteers in the year 1961.

On August 28, 1961, then United States president, John F. Kennedy, hosted a ceremony at the Rose Garden of the White House.

The purpose was to honour the first group of Peace Corps Volunteers who left to work in Ghana and Tanzania.

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