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Empowering Change 
on the frontlines of health leverages mobile technology to solve some of the world’s largest social problems. We deliver essential information and vital services to improve the health and wellbeing of more than 100 million people in over 65 countries. Partnering with governments, NGOs and social enterprises, we provide our users with information, inspiration, and access. To design products, services, and experiences that address real needs, we combine human-centered design and agile development processes, employing a creative approach to problem solving that starts with people. 

MomConnect and NurseConnect
Under the leadership and stewardship of the National Department of Health in South Africa and a group of committed partners (one of them being Johnson & Johnson), has developed MomConnect – a platform that serves approximately 65% of women in South Africa. MomConnect empowers new and expectant mothers to seek the care they need by leveraging the widespread use of mobile phones in South Africa.

A companion to the MomConnect programme, NurseConnect​ uses mobile technology to support nurses and midwives working in maternal health, child health and family planning across South Africa.

Praekelt is a new partner of the J&J Secondment Program. This year, two J&J change makers will use their talent for good to support the NGO in the field of Digital Health in order to develop a branding strategy for HealthConnect. Our secondees will develop a strategy to strengthen the impact and ensure sustainability of the HealthConnect program.