built for you.
Join millions of mothers all over the world, sharing awesome experience on child nurturing & its difficulties, and gain great nurturing insights with ever ready doctors on standby to tend to complex & unanswered questions.
The Quiz Game feature is an enjoyable fun-filled platform that questions and educates mothers on maternal issue…
Play against other mothers and top the leaderboard.
The Growth Monitor feature, helps to prevent your child from taking ill. It helps mothers personally check their baby’s weight, height, arm size, and provide ready diagnosis on Oedema, Malnutrition and color code.
This feature is sub-divided into three categories; Food Supplementation, Family Planning and Breast Feeding. For veteran mothers, you have alot to share and for new mothers, you have a lot to learn along side other mothers.
Every child is unique, and as such the app allows mothers to fill their child’s biological details, so as to give the mother\user a more personalised and intuitive experience tailored for the mother\user & hero child.
Experience the expertise of a doctor at the comfort of your home, even while having your favorite meal. With the ỌMỌMI maternal calculator, you have the opportunity to know your Fertile Date/Ovulation Cycle without going through the troubles of queueing in the hospital.
Having to cram and or know your child’s immunization status can be cumbersome for busy mothers, but not anymore, because the ỌMỌMI App comes with an immunization tracker feature which provides an easy to use immunization management solution for your child.
A mother can sometimes be too busy to tend to minor issues concerning her child due to tight schedules. But hey! the ỌMỌMI app helps prevent and manage diarrhoea for your child, whiles you tend to more pressing matters, but you’ve got to be a part of it, so download now.
Health Innovation Challenge Awards (HIC-Awards)
U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF)
World Summit Youth Award (WSYA)
African Content Award (ACA)
Center for Health Market Innovations (CHMI)
Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST)
OMOMI emerged as one of the five winners of the inaugural Health Innovation Challenge Awards, which held on the 28th of October, 2015 at the Civic Centre, Lagos. The event which attracted the likes of African billionaire Mr. Jim Ovia, representatives of the Nigerian government, private sector leaders, members of the medical community, the media and more, was the brainchild of the Private Sector Health Alliance of Nigeria (PHN) and the Nigeria Health Innovation Marketplace (NHIM). The Private Sector Health Alliance of Nigeria (PHN) has made a case for catalytic impact investment to scale-up disruptive healthcare innovations in Nigeria, a move that would improve health outcomes and accelerate efforts aimed at attaining health-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The private sector coalition, led by Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Dr. Muhammad Ali Pate, Mr. Jim Ovia, Mr. Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, Mrs. Sola David Borha and private sector leaders in Nigeria at the inaugural Health Innovation and Impact Investment Summit, observed that there is the critical need to bridge the gap between spurring disruptive innovations, shaping health markets and attracting innovative financing for scaling-up promising healthcare innovations in the country.
The Summit coincided with the Health Innovation Challenge Awards, which brought together leading health innovations in Nigeria, with over 300 of them competing for the prizes. The winning innovators who received prizes were picked from a poll of 12 finalists who were chosen from over 300 applications following rigorous screening and result which was audited by renowned international consultancy firm, Accenture.
OMOMI was awarded prize money of $20,000. OMOMI which means ‘My Child’ in Yoruba is a mobile platform used by pregnant mothers to monitor their health and that of their unborn babies. The device also monitors the health of babies up to age five. It is aimed at saving lives, reducing maternal and infant mortality in the critical early years.The platform helps mothers in growth monitoring, oral rehydration therapy, breastfeeding, immunization, female education, family planning and food supplementation. Though the application and SMS alerts, mothers can have live chats with doctors, find the nearest health provider through GPS and automatically track vaccine.
50 entrepreneurs from the Mandela Washington Fellowship, part of President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), have returned home with $25,000 each ($1,250,000 in total grant funding) in seed capital awarded by the U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF). One of this year’s 50 winners from over twenty countries is MOBicure’s co-founder, Dr Charles Immanuel Akhimien.
On Monday, August 1, Charles and 49 other 2016 YALI Entrepreneurship winners were officially announced at an awards dinner hosted by USADF, and held at Halcyon House in Washington, D.C.
Shortly before the 2016 YALI Summit on August 1-3, the grants winners were notified they had just won up to $25,000 in seed capital. Charles Akhimien, co-founder of MOBicure, who are the producers of the multi-award winning OMOMI platform said, “I’m very pleased to be able to partner with USADF and create social change in the lives of women in Nigeria using mobile technology.”
The YALI Mandela Washington Fellowship is empowering exceptional young people, ages 25-35, who are already leaders in their fields. For the class of 2016, 1,000 African leaders were competitively selected from over 50,000 applicants to receive advanced training at top U.S. academic institutions. The program is providing the opportunity for this next generation of leaders in civil society, business and government to come to the United States to develop their professional and leadership skills. The USADF YALI Entrepreneurship Grants are a tangible part of continuing this catalytic program in Africa through mentoring, training, networking and professional placements.
This $1,250,000 in grant funding is part of USADF’s $7.5 million commitment over three years to fund young African entrepreneurs’ who are launching and expanding their businesses and social ventures across Sub-Saharan Africa.
For more details, visit: http://www.usadf.gov/yali/
The Winners’ Ceremony Was Held in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in June 2015
The WSYA 2014 jury selected the best 18 youth digital projects addressing the UN Millennium Development Goals worldwide
Salzburg, Austria; November15th, 2014– The World Summit Youth Award (WSYA) have announced the 18 winners of its seventh edition and Nigerian mobile application ‘OMOMI’ is amongst them. Selected as one of the best three projects in the Fight Poverty, Hunger and Diseasecategory, ‘OMOMI’ is an android-based mobile application that is designed with the child’s health needs in mind. The app’s unique range of features will enable parents easily monitor their children’s health at the touch of a button.
“‘OMOMI’ is not only contributing to achieve a healthier child population in Africa, but also enhancing and supporting a valuable Mothers´ Community.”said Professor Peter Bruck, Chairman of the WSYA Board. ‘Omomi’ is a complex, ambitious and intelligent project providing mhealth solutions for Africa.”This year, ‘Omomi’ is the only Nigerian winner of this international contest that celebrates youth best digital content addressing the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
The competition was fierce in 2014. Initially, 1896 submissions from 138 UN and UNESCO countries were received. In the end, 12 projects will be featured as WSYA 2014 runners-up through the award network and 18 will be awarded in the winners’ event that will take place in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
The winners’ ceremony was held in June 2015, in Sao Paulo, Brazil. This event featured world-class keynote speeches, hands-on workshops and engaging panel discussions about social entrepreneurship and the content industry, putting the winners on a global stage.
In May 2014, Dr Charles Immanuel Akhimien, MOBicure’s co-founder emerged as a runner-up in the 2014 Enterprise Challenge, organised by the British Council Nigeria, in partnership with Virgin Atlantic and Zenith Bank.
The competition received entries from over 7,000 young Nigerian entrepreneurs and five finalists (including Dr Charles) emerged and these finalists made their business pitches at the British Council Nigeria Head-office in Ikoyi, Lagos.
OMOMI also emerged runner-up in the m-health & m-environment section of the 2014 African Content Award (ACA). The ACA is a regional initiative of the World Summit Awards and showcases n excellent innovations from African countries, produced in Africa by Africans for Africans.
See more details here: http://aca.wsa-mobile.org/content/runner-ups-2014-106620140916
Nairobi, Kenya – November 18, 2015
In November 2015, MOBicure got a $5,000 implementation grant for the Center for Health Market Innovations’(CHMI)Learn and Launch Program which held in Nairobi Kenya.
Learn and Launch is a new peer-learning initiative for leading health programs to brainstorm, share and test practices that will help tackle specific operational roadblocks impeding growth and scale. It provides innovators an opportunity to learn and try new solutions quickly – all within a supportive network of peer organizations, regional partners, and the broader Center for Health Market Innovations community.
Through Learn and Launch, CHMI worked with nine programs in Africa and South Asia to facilitate knowledge-sharing, joint problem solving, and the collaborative development of new approaches to address marketing, demand generation, and behavioural change challenges. CHMI partnered with the Africa Capacity Alliance to kick off the Learn and Launch program in Nairobi, Kenya, in November of 2015. The Africa cohort of programs included: MOBIcure(Nigeria), Purple Source Health Care (Nigeria), PACE (Uganda), and Totohealth (Kenya.)
Over the course of three days, the Africa cohort heard from experts on creating successful marketing strategies for low-resource markets, approaches to developing pricing models for bottom of the pyramid consumers, and the importance of tailoring services and products to customer experiences to drive demand. Dr. Charles Akhimien, Co-founder of MOBicure said, “We face similar challenges. Seeing and sharing how each of us has been able to tackle the challenges broadens insights as we can leverage on each other’s strengths.”
As a result of the huge success of the Learn and Launch Program, MOBicure got another $5,000 (bringing the total to $10,000) for a Learning Exchange where it collaborated with local organizations to deploy the multi-award winning OMOMI to other areas within Nigeria.
November 2014 was a fantastic month for MOBicure and OMOMI. In one week, the mobile platform OMOMI was recognised on the global stage after winning two prestigious international awards.
Firstly one of MOBicure’s cofounders, Dr Charles Akhimien got an honourable mention in Healthcare for the OMOMI mobile app after successfully competing in the Tech-I finals in Marrakech, Morocco, organised by the US Department of State and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). The Tech-I competition is the annual competition of the Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST) initiative, and is one of the events of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES). This year’s Tech-I competition featured over 500 competitors from more than 60 countries at the initial stage.
More details can be found here: http://www.gistnetwork.org/news/2014-gist-tech-i-winners-announced-at-ges
OMOMI also emerged the Best Initiative at the fourth edition of the Smart City Expo World Congress, the global summit for smart cities organized by Fira de Barcelona, held in Barcelona. See more details here:http://www.smartcityexpo.com/en/press/-/prensa/detalle/4425085/cloenda-smart-city-expo-2014
Both competitions came with grants and further demonstrated the growing reputation of OMOMI and the increasing usefulness of the solution in improving the health of mother and child.