Our work has research-proven impact


Our SafeDelivery+ programme is a digital, modular learning and training universe. It includes the award-winning  Safe Delivery App, developed with healthcare workers and based on research. The Safe Delivery App is a professional job aid and learning tool for midwives and healthcare workers. We combine the app with online learning in addition to remote and on the ground trainings 

Our research-proven impact

Our work has research proven-impact, documented in several studies and reports.

Selected Publications 

  • Mahboubi, M., Grønbæk, A., Fernandes, A., Fibæk, C., & Dabove, P. (2022). Geospatial Analysis of Safe Delivery App Events Based on Geographically Weighted Regression Tool.AGILE: GIScience Series, 3, 1-6.

This study aims to identify and analyse the reach of the Safe Delivery App at the district level in Ghana country. The results provide valuable insights into the further roll-out of the App.  

  • Nishimwe, A., Ibisomi, L., Nyssen, M., & Conco, D. N. (2021). The effect of an mLearning application on nurses’ and midwives’ knowledge and skills for the management of postpartum hemorrhage and neonatal resuscitation: pre-post intervention study. Human resources for health, 19(1), 14.

The study used a pre-post-test design to compare knowledge and skills of nurses and midwives in the management of postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) and neonatal resuscitation (NR) in Rwanda. Knowledge scores and skills scores on PPH management and NR increased significantly from baseline to endline. 

  • Oladeji, O., Tessema, M., & Oladeji, B. (2022) Strengthening quality of maternal and newborn care using catchment based clinical mentorship and safe delivery app: A case study from Somali region of Ethiopia. International Journal of Midwifery and Nursing Practice; 5(1): 13-18

This study assessed the effect of combining catchment based clinical mentorship with the use of the Safe Delivery App to improve the knowledge and skills of health workers to provide quality maternal and newborn health services in Somali Region, Ethiopia. The knowledge and skill level of the mentees increased significantly.  

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