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Quang Thi Chieu is an ethnic minority midwife (EMM) from Long Bon Village in Son La province of Vietnam. She is very proud to provide support and care to women in her village during labour and childbirth.
From Quang Thi Chieu’s experience
It was a hot day when I returned home from my farm, earlier than usual. Around 10 am, a woman from a neighboring village came to my home and asked me to visit her sister who was in her last trimester of…
In this issue, we offer suggestions about what kinds of activities are best suited for policy-oriented research, and how research findings can be used to influence policy with examples from around the world.
HealthBridge's partner Work for a Better Bangladesh (WBB) Trust is happy to announce their newly created children's corner at the local playing field across from their office in a low-income area of Dhaka, Bangladesh. The children's corner was the result of a lengthy effort involving community input and design, stakeholder involvement, professional planning, and a joint process.
UN Habitat provided a grant to HealthBridge which allowed WBB Trust to make this dream a reality. Along the way, the local government has agreed to use the children-generated design process from the UN Habitat grant into their renovation of many other parks and playgrounds in Dhaka.
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:<…
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.
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…
HealthBridge is working with local partners to improve access to health services and quality of care for mothers and children in Tanzania.
Since forming in 2014, the Healthy Transportation Coalition has made steady progress towards transportation equity in the city of Ottawa.
Implementation has been actively underway in both project sites. Read the Year 2 Annual Report for more information on progress of the project.