Digital Crowdsourcing Platform Allows Indian Women To Track Corruption In Government Maternal Health Services

Deutsche Welle: Crowdsourcing corruption in India’s maternal health services
“The Mera Swasthya Meri Aawaz (MSMA) project is the first of its kind in India to track illicit maternal fees demanded in government hospitals located in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh. MSMA (‘My Health, My Voice’) is part of SAHAYOG, a non-governmental umbrella organization that helped launch the project. MSMA uses an Ushahidi platform to map and collect data on unofficial fees that plague India’s ostensibly ‘free’ maternal health services…” (Okitoi-Heisig, 5/17).

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