Alain Nteff



GET TO KNOW ALAIN …

Meet Alain, alarmed by the high new born and pregnant women death rate in his community , he developed a mobile app to help alleviate this problem.

Light bulb moment:

  • 20 years old,
  • Develop android app to help teenage mothers and health workers calculate due dates.
  • Collated an advisory board to collect and disseminate information to women in the community.

Where am I now:

  • Over 500 app downloads with integration on locally made phones
  • 20% increase in antenatal attendance rate for pregnant women in 15 rural communities.
  • 1200  pregnant women & mothers as beneficiaries
  • Working with 200 medical students to reduce brain drain and continue to develop solutions to health problems in Cameroon.

Future plans:

  • Impact 50 000 pregnant women and mothers by end of 2015 and 5 million across the continent by 2017.

Other achievements:

  • WEF Global Shaper.
  • Google Student Ambassador 2012.

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