Facebook and other social media sites are working to help women and mothers in remote parts of the world to get proper medical advice, which they previously would not have had access to. Even in today’s world, women and children in remote areas are dying during pregnancy or later from complications. Facebook, in particular, has helped doctors and nurses that lack the tools or information and are not specifically trained in caring for certain diseases to find the necessary training or advice. This article is extremely moving, as it shows that social media can in fact save lives.
Click here to read the blog from Huffington Post and to find out how social media, specifically facebook, is helping these remote countries and is giving hope in dire circumstances.