Students of Universitas Gadjah Mada never stop making innovation. This time, five students develop an innovation to enhance the health of mother and baby.
The application namely Application of Mother and Baby (AMOBA) is developed by Vocational Students of UGM. They are Yuni Rahmawati (Midwifery), Abidurahman Alfaruq (Computer Science and Information System), Anna Amirotun Sholihah (Medical Record), Rizky Puspa Dewi (Midwifery), and Shyfany Krismarestuti (Medical Record).
AMOBA was launched through Students Creativity Programme on Community Service sector under the supervision of Savitri Citra Budi, SLM., M.PH. Through this application, those five students try to enhance health educational programme for mother and baby by collaborating with Community Health Center in Jetis, Yogyakarta.
The Head of AMOBA Team, Yuni Rahmawati, said the development of AMOBA aims to enhance the health quality of mother and baby, particularly in Community Health Center of the area. Through the application, the mother can obtain information regarding pregnancy health, motivation during pregnancy, and reminder system of pregnancy examination schedule.
“The application also provides information regarding how to maintain the pregnancy health and how to maintain the health of the baby until they are 2 years old,” said Yuni on Tuesday (16/5) at UGM Campus.
This application is also equipped with community feature like social media which can be used to share information and ask medical experts.
“We hope AMOBA application can give many benefits, particularly for mother, in maintaining her pregnancy and her toddler,” she added.
AMOBA has been socialized towards the cadres in charge of assisting the pregnant mother in areas of Bumijo Village, Gowongan Village, and Cokrodiningratan Village.
The local Community Health Center gave positive response towards AMOBA. The Coordinator, Jumira, said this application which is developed by UGM students becomes an interesting facilitation to promote the health of mother and baby. This application is expected to help the medical experts to promote the health in the community.