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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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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