MOBILE AFYA FEATURES
DISEASES ( HEALTH CONDITIONS)
Mobile Afya covers non-communicable diseases (NCDs), neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and HIV / AIDS. Now any Tanzanian with a mobile phone can access correct and scientifically verified health information anytime on her / his phone.
Mobile Afya provides vital information on the global pandemic by dispensing COVID-19 information covering the diseases itself, symptoms and preventive measures including social distancing, proper use of masks and handwashing.
SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH
Mobile Afya covers menstrual health and maternal health. Women can now access a period calendar tracker with information about predictions of next period, ovulation and fertility window but it also equips mothers with basic knowledge of how to maintain a healthy pregnancy.
Mobile Afya equips local communities with information on how to give immediate assistance to a person suffering from illness or injury before taking them to a health center or hospital. This aims to preserve life, prevent the emergency condition from worsening, or to promote recovery.
Mobile Afya educates the general public on healthy dietary practices so as to influence healthier lifestyles related to food consumption patterns. Nutrition information is aiming to improve quality of life, reduce the risk of chronic diseases and contribute to health promotion of our communities.
GBV & VAC
Mobile Afya covers Gender based violence and violence against children topic by providing a detailed overview and measures to take to prevent and respond to violence, exploitation, neglect and abuse domestically and against children.
Mobile Afya focuses on adolescent health by providing a general understanding to parents on topics such as adolescence, sexually transmitted diseases, sex education and healthy tips to strengthen sexual and reproductive health literacy.