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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.
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.
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.
Healthbridge Vietnam staff delivered three presentations at the Global Cancer Congress 2016, held in Paris from Oct 31 to Nov 3, 2016.
"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."
Ashiely S James from Bhopal School of Social Sciences, India, has received the Tim Stone Memorial Award for the year 2016.
“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.”
"The credibility and impact of HealthBridge Vietnam is a testament to the commitment and efforts of Hoang Anh.”
-- HealthBridge Executive Director Sian FitzGerald
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.
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).