NurseConnect is a companion to the MomConnect programme; supporting nurses and midwives working in maternal health, child health and family planning. It offers access to a suite of mobile services, including USSD registration, targeted support messages and advice via SMS and Whatsapp, and a mobile optimised website offering in-depth information and advice.
There are 24,375 healthcare professionals using NurseConnect in South Africa, and the number is growing.
NursesConnect is completely free. Nurses and midwives can register to receive NurseConect messages by dialing *134*550*5# from their cellphone. There is also a companion mobisite that nurses can join – click here to visit it.