Approach:
Cross-Disciplinary
Design

Different design disciplines work towards quality maternal and newborn care that is understood holistically, as a spatial, social and sensory event. A mixed method, cross-disciplinary design process is used to discover new possibilities for improved experience in maternity wards.

Service design meets
architecture and product

Services

services

Service design improves the communication between a woman and a healthcare provider, and provides tools to ensure the woman is at the centre of care.

Products

products

Product design proposals are prototypes aimed to increase the woman’s comfort and safety and improve care provision.

Architecture

architecture

The architectural designs present a modular, adaptable facility structure that utilises space, air flow and natural lighting optimally.

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Lab.our
Ward
is an innovation project to create new approaches to facility based labour and delivery in low resource settings.

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Innovative Communication and Service
Design for Development and Health

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Contact information:

m4id.fi
Service Design and Creative Communication for Development and Health
labourward@m4id.fi