In Bolivia, we have helped 165 families improve their chicken and sheep farming practices. In coming years they will be eating more eggs, milk and meat, and enjoying improved health.Learn more
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.Learn more
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.Learn more
Peter joined HealthBridge in 1998. As Nutrition Advisor he is responsible for ensuring the technical quality of all of HealthBridge’s work in food and nutrition research and programming. Much of his work has been in the Americas (Ecuador, Bolivia and Brazil) where he has conducted research and managed programmes in food system research, nutritional assessment and food fortification. His current work emphasizes[…]
HealthBridge India Programme Director, Shoba John, co-authored this article on the challenges to physical activity and access to healthy food posed by urban design and mobility planning in Delhi.
Last night I gave a guest lecture to a third year nutrition class at the University of Ottawa. The students are in the program to become dietitians and my role was to talk to them a bit about nutrition issues in low income countries.
As part of the lecture I showed them the following slide, which explains why malnutrition is important (because it is responsible for one-third[…]