A low-cost Fetal Heart Rate (FHR) monitor to help healthcare providers measure FHR faster. It allows for immediate and accurate FHR to make timely obstetric responses when detecting fetuses at risk. Using Moyo as part of the Safer Birth’s Bundle of Care (SBBC) package provides feedback for decisions that leads to a reduction on the burden of stillbirths and births asphyxia, estimated to account for 2 million perinatal deaths annually. 98-99% of these deaths occur in low and middle-income countries.
Expanding the use of Moyo to hospitals and dispensaries will help detecting fetuses at risk earlier and improve referrals. Training antenatal care providers and using Moyo at antenatal visits, will improve the antenatal follow-up, build trust with providers and help encourage mothers to deliver in a safe environment.