Our Latest Newsletter: Creating Paradigm Shift in Development using ICT

Our Latest Newsletter: Creating Paradigm Shift in Development using ICT

Savana Signatures is a youth-led, youth-centered and gender sensitive programming ICT for development (ICT4D) organization based in Ghana with the mission “To equip youth, women and vulnerable groups with ICT skills for personal and professional development through the innovative use of ICT” and a vision of “A society where relevant information, knowledge and skills for development are enhanced by equal access to and use of ICT”. The organization over the years has lived and followed…

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Sepsis is New Silence Cause of Maternal and Infant Deaths In Sub-Sahara Africa

Sepsis is New Silence Cause of Maternal and Infant  Deaths In Sub-Sahara Africa

Sepsis has been identified as a new silence cause of maternal and newborn deaths in Sub-Sahara Africa. According to MamaYe infograph that illustrates a new trend of maternal and newborn deaths in Sub-Sahara Africa, sepsis kills at least 154,000 newborn babies annually. “Every year, 1,027,000 newborn babies die of which 154 000 of these deaths are caused by sepsis”, it stated. Improving maternal health was one of the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) adopted by…

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Mobile for Access Projects Receiving Positive Responses in Ghana

Mobile for Access Projects Receiving Positive Responses in Ghana

The Mobile for Access Project has recorded impressive responses from beneficiaries in Ghana. The project received a major boost in April 2015 when Savana Signatures, the implementing organization presented Information and Communication Technology (ICT) equipment to five health facilities to aid activities of the project. The Mobile 4 Access programmes are two mobile-based technology projects referred to as Technology for Maternal Health (T4MH) and Sexual Health Education Plus (SHE+). These projects have been running since…

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Savana Signatures Model School in the Offing

Savana Signatures Model School in the Offing

The education system in Ghana since independence has gone through various reforms but these reforms have failed to integrate or make skill training for pupils an ultimate priority. In spite of these reforms, Ghana’s educational system still at large remains theoretical which does not create opportunities for pupils to be creative. There are substantial numbers of unemployed young people on the streets who have passed through one form of education or other in Ghana yet,…

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The Use of ICT Tools in Monitoring and Evaluation

The Use of ICT Tools in Monitoring and Evaluation

Resources have become extremely scarce while expectations for development are growing. The search for more efficient systems to measure impact is on. Various governments are also working to improve their own ways of measuring the impact of their investment. The demand for citizen participation in development activities is also increasingly being demanded likewise voices for accountability and transparent use of national resources. This is so because donor agencies, governments and Non government agencies want to be…

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Technology for Maternal Health Project Gets International Recognition

Technology for Maternal Health Project Gets International Recognition

Savana Signatures’ Technology for Maternal Health project (T4MH) has been recognized and listed for discussion by Webster University Annual Human Rights Conference scheduled to take place in October 2015. Savana Signatures through its Technology for Maternal Health Project which is under a programme known as Mobile for Access (M4A) is listed among other organizations including Gates Foundation, Neonatal Network Support System, Women and Health Alliance International (WAHA), the Campaign on Accelerated Reduction of Maternal Mortality…

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Five New Health Facilities Selected to Benefit Maternal Health Programme

Five New Health Facilities Selected to Benefit Maternal Health Programme

Five new district health facilities in the Northern Region have been selected to benefit from the maternal health programme being implemented by Savana Signatures. The Technology for Maternal Health project is under a programme known as “Mobile for Access” is a mobile platform that provides educative information about maternal health issues to expectant mothers. These new facilities are Bimbilla, Daboya, Buipe, Salaga and Gushiegu hospitals. Savana Signatures is already implementing Mobile 4 Access in five…

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