Totohealth is a social enterprise utilizing mobile technology used to detect child development abnormalities and improve access to maternal and child health information for marginalized communities, with the goals of reducing maternal mortality and child mortality. The software enables mothers and fathers to receive personalized messages timed at their child's age or stage of pregnancy. These messages are able to highlight possible warning signs, equip parents with knowledge on nutrition, reproductive health, parenting, and developmental stimulation.
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Expert Collections containing TotoHealth
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TotoHealth is included in 4 Expert Collections, including Baby and Kids Tech.
Baby and Kids Tech
Companies developing tech-enabled products and services that primarily serve babies, children up to approximately 12 years old, and their parents.
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Women's Health Tech
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Mental Health Tech
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Latest TotoHealth News
Dec 16, 2016
Comments Totohealth , has raised $50,000 in funding from Safaricom and another $50,000 from Streams Capital to help it expand across the country and eye new markets in Africa. The firm aims to use the funds to expand into Siaya, Homabay and Migori. Totohealth is currently expanding into 6 new counties together with Safaricom and World Vision in a move to tackle infant mortality. The firm adds that it will also use the cash to help 100,000 parents by December 2016 into action. Totohealth was recently part of the Merck Accelerator in Nairobi which saw it win second place, and £10,000, in African Engineering Innovation from the Royal Academy of Engineering and further get mentorship experience with GSMA. The three-month-long Merck Accelerator in Nairobi gave Totohealth access to the co-working space, financial support as well as through their expertise and global network. Now the testing phase is over and the product is ready to scale. In September 2015, Kenya’s Totohealth announced it was launching in Tanzania to help mothers in Tanzania receive the best health information during pregnancy, during birth and post-birth for their own and their babies care. Totohealth’s two-way SMS helpdesk enables parents to know what they need to do during birth, parents are able to ask and get responses to child and maternal health related queries from qualified child specialists, and in case of emergencies be referred to link facilities in counties that they operate in. Totohealth also has TotoPack, a delivery kit that has three layers of essential items that a doctor, a mother and child would use during delivery as well as a childcare pack (totobox) that has 17 life-saving commodities for the first 90 days of a newborn’s life. The firm said then it had launched in six counties including Nairobi, Machakos, Nandi, Baringo, Elgeyo Marakwet and Garissa and as well in partnership with paying clients like Carolina for Kibera, Global One, Kidogo, DSW and now Shalom Hospital. It’s new raise will help it reach more mothers in this markets with maternal and infant health information. Safaricom is especially a great partners due to its expansive mobile network and its open API which Totohalth will utilize.
TotoHealth Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
When was TotoHealth founded?
TotoHealth was founded in 2014.
What is TotoHealth's latest funding round?
TotoHealth's latest funding round is Incubator/Accelerator - V.
How much did TotoHealth raise?
TotoHealth raised a total of $320K.
Who are the investors of TotoHealth?
Investors of TotoHealth include Ashoka Social Investment Accelerator, General Electric, Spring Accelerator, Traction Camp, Safaricom and 7 more.