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Sian FitzGerald elected to the Board of Directors for CanWaCH

November 16, 2016 Filed under Gender Equality, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health

We are happy to announce that our Executive Director, Sian FitzGerald, has been elected to the Board of Directors for the Canadian Partnership for Women and Children's Health.

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Measuring Results of Maternal and Child Health in Remote Areas

November 15, 2016 Filed under Gender Equality, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health

HealthBridge discussed "Measuring Results of Maternal and Child Health Initiatives in Remote Areas" at the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Partnership for Women and Children's Health in Montrea

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Giving can go a long way, even around the world

October 29, 2016 Filed under Livable Cities, Other

"We had, and seized, the opportunity to be what until now was part of the unwritten history of global efforts aimed at reducing smoking.”

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HealthBridge rolling at Habitat III

October 19, 2016 Filed under Livable Cities

HealthBridge and partners created a gathering spot at Habitat III in Quito in November talking about the importance of public spaces for the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals and the New Urban Agenda.

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New Ottawa transit pass pleases Healthy Transportation Coalition

October 12, 2016 Filed under Livable Cities

The pass will be available to people who can't take advantage of other discounted fares, such as a senior's pass.

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Published: Bellagio Accord for Public Spaces in African Cities

September 29, 2016 Filed under Livable Cities

Joy is born in an informal settlement in the city of Hope. Her mother is a local trader who sells fruits such as mangos and papaya on the street ...

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Teamwork taking us to Habitat III

September 14, 2016 Filed under Livable Cities

Our Livable Cities team was in Surabaya, Indonesia recently for the third preparatory meeting for the United Nations' Habitat III Summit on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development.

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Case studies highlight our livable cities work worldwide

August 9, 2016 Filed under Livable Cities

Take a look at four recent case studies on work done by HB and our partners in Asia and Africa to make cities more livable. 

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HB Board member named Outstanding Philanthropist

June 23, 2016 Filed under Other

In addition to being a Board member, David has been a donor to HealthBridge for nearly 20 years. supporting some of our core activities, thus allowing us to be creative and innovative in the way we approach emerging issues and draw attention to them. This is a uniquely valuable kind of gift, and his ongoing support has helped us to be strategic in our work. 

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HealthBridge wins livable cities challenge in Vietnam

June 1, 2016 Filed under Livable Cities

HealthBridge and partners have won a challenge to make the city of Da Nang more livable for its most disadvantaged populations.

Responding to the Da Nang Social Cohesion Challenge, the consortium of HealthBridge, Think Playground (Vietnam) and Playground Ideas (Australia), proposed to revitalize a public space in Da Nang city by transforming a dumpsite into a neighborhood park.

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