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

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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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Rachelle Desrochers GeoHealth Specialist

Rachelle Desrochers joined HealthBridge in 2011 as a specialist in the emerging field of GeoHealth. During her graduate work in macroecology, Rachelle collaborated on malaria research with HealthBridge alum Dr. Manisha Kulkarni and became interested in the connection between human modifications of the environment and human health.  Her role principally consists of scientific and technical support for the development, implement and analysis of research designed to inform policy and program[…]

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HealthBridge is new secretariat for global tobacco control alliance, FCA

February 4, 2016

On Jan. 1, 2016, HealthBridge became the secretariat for the Framework Convention Alliance for Tobacco Control (FCA). 

FCA played an instrumental role as civil society’s representative at the creation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, and today has nearly 500 member organizations in more than 100 countries. HealthBridge and FCA have collaborated on numerous projects over the years. 

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