Recent Blog Entries: Impact
Since 2015, we have been working with residents in six lower-income neighbourhoods to identify improvements needed to make them better places for pedestrians, cyclists and public transit riders. This has involved door-to-door outreach, sharing circles, active transportation audits, the formation of resident-led working groups, dot-mocracy to prioritize the top needed improvements, and pop-up projects intended to demonstrate how the neighbourhood would improve if the needed improvement were implemented.
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.
Youth are taking the lead to promote maternal, newborn and child health through interactive street dramas in Nepal.
We ran an MNCH household survey for our project in Nepal. The last interview was finished on Saturday, and the data were analyzed and shared with partners yesterday – about 48 hours after the final person was interviewed.
Figuring out how old a child is harder than you might think, and treatment of age data requires special attention.
By HealthBridge Executive Director Sian FitzGerald
There’s no doubt that HealthBridge has made an impact in the last year – HealthBridge in Vietnam has contributed to saving hundreds of lives by strengthening the country’s Tobacco Control and Alcohol Control laws, and ensuring their implementation through the National Strategy for NCD Control. In Asia and Africa we have helped vulnerable people access public spaces and safe walking and cycling, for their physic