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  • ‘M-mama’ will be scaled up from one Tanzanian region to cover more than 50% of the population in 15 regions
  • The mobile service provides emergency transport for pregnant and postpartum women
  • Over 200 community drivers have enabled urgent transport when an ambulance is not immediately available

‘M-mama’ service will now be scaled up from one Tanzanian region to cover more than 50% of the national population across 15 regions.

The mobile service provides emergency transport for pregnant and postpartum women.

Starting in 2022, the expanded m-mama programme in Tanzania is expected to transport more than 300,000 women, empower more than 1,400 community transport drivers and could save more than 9,000 lives.

The new programme has been developed by Vodacom Tanzania Foundation, Vodafone Foundation and the government of The United Republic of Tanzania.

With full government endorsement, both Foundations have committed to invest US$10million over six years to roll out …