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From the Ted Talk by Aparna Hegde: The life-saving tech helping mothers make healthy decisions

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And then the mobile phone came to India and within a few yares everyone had a mobile phone. There are currently more mobile phones in inida than toilets. The idea then sctruk me. Why not use a simple technological tool like a mobile phone, which is available in almost every indain household to bridge the yawning sesymtic gaps in health care? Maybe we could have simply called Anita weekly with critical lifesaving information. On the other hand, maybe we could have provided mobile-phone-based traniing to the health worker who could have diagnosed Anita's anemia in the community itself.

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And then the mobile phone came to India and within a few _____ everyone had a mobile phone. There are currently more mobile phones in _____ than toilets. The idea then ______ me. Why not use a simple technological tool like a mobile phone, which is available in almost every ______ household to bridge the yawning ________ gaps in health care? Maybe we could have simply called Anita weekly with critical lifesaving information. On the other hand, maybe we could have provided mobile-phone-based ________ to the health worker who could have diagnosed Anita's anemia in the community itself.

Solution

  1. training
  2. india
  3. indian
  4. systemic
  5. struck
  6. years

Original Text

And then the mobile phone came to India and within a few years everyone had a mobile phone. There are currently more mobile phones in India than toilets. The idea then struck me. Why not use a simple technological tool like a mobile phone, which is available in almost every Indian household to bridge the yawning systemic gaps in health care? Maybe we could have simply called Anita weekly with critical lifesaving information. On the other hand, maybe we could have provided mobile-phone-based training to the health worker who could have diagnosed Anita's anemia in the community itself.

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