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Request For Proposals: Steps For Change Web Platform

March 9, 2017 Filed under Gender Equality, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health

HealthBridge is seeking a volunteer web developer to create a fully functional platform for our Steps For Change program!  

Steps for Change engages the public in being active while raising awareness and funds for essential healthcare services for women, children and newborns in Nepal and Vietnam. 

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Supporting volunteers in Nepal who help make families healthier

March 9, 2017 Filed under Gender Equality, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health

In the absence of alternative transportation, providing Female Community Health Volunteers in Nepal with bicycles can make it easier for them to make home visits. This allows them to increase the frequency of visits and access families who live in remote areas, which would otherwise take several hours to reach by foot.

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In the news: our promotion of public spaces in Uganda

February 22, 2017 Filed under Livable Cities

Officials in Uganda's capital city Kampala should find ways to take back public spaces that have been encroached upon, argues a HealthBridge partner in a media interview.

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HB Vietnam at Global Cancer Congress 2016

January 18, 2017 Filed under Tobacco Control & NCD Prevention

Healthbridge Vietnam staff delivered three presentations at the Global Cancer Congress 2016, held in Paris from Oct 31 to Nov 3, 2016. 

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Livable Cities Director Kristie Daniel interviewed for ‘Talking Walking’

January 18, 2017 Filed under Livable Cities

"That's partly what our (partners) do," Kristie told the interviewer. "They raise the profile of public spaces, they raise the profile of the importance of sidewalks and of parks, so that people start to pay attention."

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Tim Stone award goes to intern working on livable cities

January 12, 2017 Filed under Livable Cities

Ashiely S James from Bhopal School of Social Sciences, India, has received the Tim Stone Memorial Award for the year 2016.

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Green up and clean up! Improving parks in Dhaka

December 14, 2016 Filed under Livable Cities

“Priority must be given to the improvement of these spaces, so that they can fill their role as places of relaxation, interaction, and active recreation for people of all ages, genders, and activity limitations.”

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10 years as HB Vietnam Country Director: Congratulations Hoang Anh!

December 14, 2016 Filed under Other

"The credibility and impact of HealthBridge Vietnam is a testament to the commitment and efforts of Hoang Anh.”    

-- HealthBridge Executive Director Sian FitzGerald 

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HealthBridge builds capacity of health workers in northwestern Vietnam

December 7, 2016 Filed under Gender Equality, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health

This network of local health trainers will play a vital role in strengthening the capacity of health workers and improving the quality of maternal and child health services in their communities. 

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HealthBridge at meeting on health systems research

November 21, 2016 Filed under Gender Equality, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health

HealthBridge Executive Director Sian FitzGerald pictured at the Fourth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research. HB presented a poster that focused on the use of mobile health (m-Health) in getting men involved in maternal and child health (MNCH).

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