Technology, Politics and Values
How the technological artifact meets the MDG
Even though the maternal mortality is very high, most deaths can be avoided. The use of mobile technology has been used to improve maternal health. An estimated 367,000 women die every year because of complications related to pregnancy and childbirth. However, in the last decade, the number of women dying from the complications is reducing, 546,000 in 1990 and 301,400 in 2010 (United Nations, 2010). The mobile industry has grown rapidly creating 11 million jobs as well as generating $3.4 trillion in global revenues. The use smartphones, 3G and 4G networks, and tablets have transformed communication, especially in the medical care... Technology,...