Josephine Uwase Ndeze, who hails from the Democratic Republic of Congo, is the winner of Miss Geek Africa 2019, a competition that brings together young female entrepreneurs in technology space.
Uwase designed a mobile platform that can enable expectant mothers to monitor their health during pregnancy.
The platform is connected to a smart bracelet, which checks the woman’s vital signs and sends them to an emergency service provider in real time.
Basically, it will enable to monitor their progress, symptoms if present, and connect them to their health care providers should the results necessitate an emergency.
According to The New Times newspaper, the platform is connected to a smart bracelet, which checks the woman’s vital signs and sends them to an emergency service provider in real time. This allows expectant mothers to monitor their progress and check up on symptoms, if any are present. It will also connect them to their healthcare providers should the result necessitate an emergency response.
For her contribution to bringing down maternal mortality, Ndeze will receive Rwf3 million in cash, a certificate and a technical membership in the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). As a member she can access essential technical information and networking opportunities globally.