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Livable Cities Documentary Wins “Best Next Gen Film” Award at the Better Cities Film Festival

November 27, 2020 Filed under Livable Cities

Congratulations to our Livable Cities team for their award winning documentary, Making Our Place. The documentary was featured in the Better Cities Film Festival and awarded the "Best Next Gen Film" Award. Read more: https://mailchi.mp/3903353b2553/cities-stories-covid-19-better-cities-filmmaker-forum-4657832

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HealthBridge Foundation of Canada is looking for an organization to share office space

November 24, 2020 Filed under Other

Professional Office Space to Share in Downtown Ottawa

HealthBridge Foundation of Canada is looking for an organization to share office space on Nicholas Street in the market area.

We have up to four offices available with windows and a west facing view.

  • The average office size is 126 sq. ft. and each office can comfortably fit two work stations
  • The cost is $29.60/sq ft.
  • Secure building with a security guard at reception
  • Storage space available
  • Amenities: kitchen and boardroom

The offices…

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Impact Story: Strengthening Health Systems and Improving Nutrition in Vietnam

November 18, 2020 Filed under Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, & Child Health

Read about HealthBridge Vietnam's Dissemination Workshop for the Strengthening Health Systems and Improving Nutrition in Vietnam project: https://healthbridge.ca/images/uploads/library/HealthBridge_EMM_Impact_Story.pdf

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Impact Story: Training for ethnic minority midwives on adolescent reproductive health – a new approach to improve the health of adolescent couples in Son La province, Vietnam

November 12, 2020 Filed under Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, & Child Health

Read about training for ethnic minority midwives on adolescent reproductive health, a new approach to improve the health of adolescent couples in Son La province, Vietnam: https://healthbridge.ca/images/uploads/library/HealthBridge_EMM_Impact_Story.pdf

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New Infographic: Rapid assessment of the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and associated lockdown measures on children, adolescents, and mothers in Son La, Vietnam

November 10, 2020 Filed under Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, & Child Health

Our new infographic highlights why, how and what we found from our rapid assessment on the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on monthers, children and adolescents in Son La, Vietnam: https://healthbridge.ca/images/uploads/library/Rapid_Assessment_Infographic_-_FINAL.pdf

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The City at Eye Level Asia: A new vision for wet markets in Hanoi

November 6, 2020 Filed under Livable Cities

HealthBridge Vietnam's Tran Thi Kieu Thanh Ha and Stephen Davies from Project for Public Spaces & Place Solutions Group authored a chapter in the book: City at Eye Level Asia, on wet markets in Hanoi: 

As a public health NGO, HealthBridge cares deeply about the condition of public wet markets in Hanoi. They provide affordable, fresh and nutritious food to urban residents, especially the poor. In 2011, there was a decision made by the Hanoi government to replace all markets in the inner city with supermarkets and commercial centres, which were considered more &lsquo…

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Livable Cities Director, Kristie Daniel, speaks during Urban Manifesto’s Webinar on Leverage the Power of Public Markets as Public Spaces

November 6, 2020 Filed under Livable Cities

HealthBridge Livable Cities Director, Kristie Daniel joined Urban Manifesto's webinar, as a speaker, on leveraging the power of public markets as public spaces. Access the webinar via the following link: https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=272415494181149

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Blog Post: How the Livable Cities team has been adjusting to the realities of the COVID-19 pandemic

September 22, 2020 Filed under Livable Cities

Read how our Livable Cities team has been adjusting to the realities of COVID-19: https://healthbridge.ca/images/uploads/library/Livable_Cities_Blog.pdf

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Blog Post: The Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal and Child Health team at HealthBridge has been adjusting to the new virtual work world

September 22, 2020 Filed under Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, & Child Health

Read about how our Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal and Child Health team has been adjusting to the realities of COVID-19: https://healthbridge.ca/images/uploads/library/SRMCH_Blog.pdf

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Rapid assessment of the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic and associated lockdown measures on adolescents, women and children in Son La province, Vietnam

September 8, 2020 Filed under Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, & Child Health

This document is a summary of a section of a larger rapid assessment of the impacts of COVID-19 and the associated lockdown. The larger rapid assessment was conducted by a consortium of organizations that are part of the Child Rights Working Group (CRWG) in Vietnam. The CRWG was established in 2006 and includes more than fifteen national and international NGOs, experts, individuals, and other community groups in Vietnam. The group works to promote children’s rights and strengthen implementation of children’s rights in Vietnam. The rapid assessment focused on the effects of COVID-19 on children, especially groups…

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