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Registration for #StepsforChange is officially open!

September 5, 2018 Filed under Gender Equality, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health

 

October 1st brings Steps for Change Challenge once again to help mothers and children in Nepal and Vietnam

HealthBridge is encouraging people from all over the world to take 10,000 steps a day for one month – October 2018 to raise funds to improve access to health and nutrition for vulnerable mothers and children. This challenge helps participants better understand the obstacles that women face to access health services and nutrition in Nepal and Vietnam.

Dr. Gail Webber, M.D., Board Director at HealthBridge Foundation of Canada, noted:<…

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Ms. Constance Sentongo receives the 2018 Tim Stone Memorial Award

August 23, 2018 Filed under Livable Cities

On August 20, Ms. Constance accepted the Tim Stone Memorial Award 2018 for her work with communities in the slums of Kampala. She is a Civil Engineer from the University of Cape Town and is an intern with HealthBridge. 

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The Value of Mothers Groups in Banke District

August 15, 2018 Filed under Gender Equality, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health

Mothers Groups helps ensure that women are well equipped for healthy and safe pregnancies in Banke, Nepal.

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Ecocity World Summit 2019

July 30, 2018 Filed under

Vancouver, BC, Canada

October 07-11, 2019

The Ecocity World Summit addresses the way humanity builds its home — its cities, towns and villages. The aim is to unite people through a new way of living on the planet that provides the best possible cities while enhancing, not destroying, the biosphere.

From October 07-11, 2019 the Ecocity World Summit will be held in Vancouver, known to be one of the most beautiful and greenest cities. The conference will be hosted by the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) and held in the West Building of the…

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Breaking barriers to maternal health in Tanzania

June 29, 2018 Filed under Gender Equality, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health

HealthBridge is working with local partners to improve access to health services and quality of care for mothers and children in Tanzania.

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Healthy Transportation Coalition makes progress towards transportation equity in Ottawa

June 27, 2018 Filed under Livable Cities

Since forming in 2014, the Healthy Transportation Coalition has made steady progress towards transportation equity in the city of Ottawa.

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Now available: Year 2 Report for Saving lives of mothers and children in Nepal and Vietnam

June 27, 2018 Filed under Gender Equality, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health

Implementation has been actively underway in both project sites. Read the Year 2 Annual Report for more information on progress of the project.

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NCD and Poverty Research Network Newsletter Issue 13 now available!

June 19, 2018 Filed under Tobacco Control & NCD Prevention

Take a closer look at similarities between the tobacco industry and the transport industry and explore how lessons learned from tobacco control can be applied to this threat to our health. 

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We’re hiring!

June 19, 2018 Filed under Other

HealthBridge Foundation of Canada is seeking team members to join us in Ottawa. Check out our current career opportunities!

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HealthBridge 2017 Annual Report now available!

June 18, 2018 Filed under Livable Cities, Tobacco Control & NCD Prevention, Gender Equality, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health, Health, Nutrition & Food Security

The 2017 HealthBridge Annual Report is here—with a fresh, new look!

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