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When I finished my training and came back to the village, I remember using my stethoscope to listen to a fetus’ heartbeat. It was amazing. The women in my village were so excited! I felt so good.
How can individuals and communities achieve complete physical, mental, and social well-being? What are the barriers that prevent “optimal health”?
People are beginning to reclaim streets and these glimpses of lively, inclusive streets have real impact to create support for policies such as bicycle shares and car free streets.
Hear Livable Cities partners share highlights and learnings from World Urban Forum 9.
Eating for nutrition is important, but there is much more to nutrition than only food.
The World Ubran Forum was an energizing event, but there was a lot that was not right. Women's voices and conversations on transport were notably missing.
When I was young, I had a calendar with a picture of a terrace garden. Lack of space and knowledge used to keep me from creating a garden at home. But now that I know how to create an urban garden, I’m all set to turn that saved picture from that old calendar into reality.
Where do our ideas about delicious food come from? How much are those ideas influenced by advertising? More importantly, how can we positively influence people’s attitudes towards healthy and unhealthy foods?
There was no red lipstick and no fancy saree. There were only malnourished girls living in poverty.
These workshops provide local health workers an opportunity to enhance their understanding of nutritional needs for mothers and infants through fun and interactive activies, including the hands-on food demonstrations.