HealthBridge works with partners world-wide to improve health and health equity through research, policy and action.

Our Impact

In Bolivia, we have helped over 500 families improve their chicken and sheep farming practices. In coming years they will be eating more eggs, milk and meat, and enjoying improved health.

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In rural India, more than 9,000 men and women were educated about maternal and child health. With men’s support, 20% more women gave birth in a health facility and 19% more women received ante-natal care.

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In Vietnam we helped save traditional markets in Hanoi from destruction. This means 270,000 residents still have access to healthy, fresh food and 2,700 vendors retain their livelihoods. 

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Dr. Mark Zuidgeest Treasurer

One of Dr. Zuidgeest’s main research interests is equity and distribution aspects of transport provisions and services, particularly looking at the urban poor in developing and emerging economies. Mark has worked in many different countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America in advisory services as well as in education and research. In HealthBridge he is particularly interested in the Livable Cities program.

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Celebrating World Carfree Day

September 24, 2015 / By Debra Efroymson

What happens when we take a tiny bit of road space away from cars and motorbikes, and turn it over to people? An explosion of fun and joy; expansion of social networks; and a realization that this would be a really great thing to do throughout the city and throughout the year!

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