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Scaling Up Nutrition Civil Society Alliance (SUN CSA) Vietnam launched in Hanoi

March 10, 2020 Filed under Health, Nutrition & Food Security

In October 2019, Scaling Up Nutrition Civil Society Alliance (SUN CSA) Vietnam launched in Hanoi. The inauguration event brought together 25 participants from civil society organizations, the Government Committee for Ethnic Minority Affairs, Ministry of Health, National Institute of Nutrition, Women’s Union, and other stakeholder agencies.

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Livable Cities documentary on the use of public spaces by young female migrants to build their life in Hanoi

March 4, 2020 Filed under Livable Cities

Watch HealthBridge Vietnam's newly produced documentary entitled Making our Place: Stories about how young migrant women use urban public spaces to build a life in Hanoi.

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Innovating Maternal and Child Health in Africa (IMCHA) project research team publishes in BioMed Central

March 4, 2020 Filed under Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, & Child Health

The IMCHA project research team published the results of a qualitative study examining factors that contribute to the delay of seeking antenatal care (ANC) services among pregnant women in Tanzania: Why do pregnant women in Iringa region in Tanzania start antenatal care late? A qualitative analysis. The article explores how gender roles, cultural beliefs, as well as health system factors influence the timing of ANC attendance. 

Read the full article, Why do pregnant women in Iringa region in Tanzania start antenatal care late?…

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HealthBridge’s Project Building a Community Garden in Tan Mai Ward, Hanoi Wins Joint Effort Project of the Year

February 25, 2020 Filed under Livable Cities

On January 11th, 2020, a HealthBridge project won an ASHUI (Architecture, Sustainability, Housing, Urbanism, Interior) award for Joint Effort Project of the Year. 

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The HealthBridge Livable Cities Program joined the Tenth World Urban Forum of UN Habitat

February 24, 2020 Filed under Livable Cities

From 8-13 February UN Habitat convened the Tenth World Urban Forum (WUF10) in Abu Dhabi. The event attracted over 13,000 attendees attending more than 540 official events. Our HealthBridge Livable Cities program and its partners participated in this global assembly to share their ongoing projects and forge new alliances that can help improve health and health equity through policy, research and action. Here is what the team around HealthBridge Livable Cities Program Director Kristie Daniel experienced in Abu Dhabi. 

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Ha Tran from HealthBridge Vietnam is Featured in Next City Article about our Save the Market Campaign

February 12, 2020 Filed under Livable Cities

Ha from the Vietnam office runs advocacy campaigns for HealthBridge. This article details how she sprang into action to save neighbourhood public markets in Hanoi.

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HealthBridge and partners are participating in the Tenth World Urban Forum

February 7, 2020 Filed under Livable Cities

Find us throughout #WUF10 in several Networking, Training and Side Events to discuss how we can improve health and health equity through research, policy and action!

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Gaddu, a Community Health Champion

January 9, 2020 Filed under Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, & Child Health

Gaddu lives in Banke District, one of the poorest areas in rural Nepal. He lives with his wife, two daughters, and one son. He works as a farmer and sometimes goes to India to earn money.

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Livable Cities partners in Vietnam and Bangalore profiled in WHO report

November 7, 2019 Filed under Livable Cities

HealthBridge Livable Cities partners in Vietnam and Bangalore India are profiled in this WHO report: The Power of Cities: Tackling Noncommunicable Diseases and Road Traffic Injuries

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World Car Free Day 2019 celebrated in Dhaka, Bangladesh

October 7, 2019 Filed under Livable Cities

Different government and non-government organizations observed the World Car Free Day in Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh, on 22 September 2019. The aim was to reduce traffic congestion, environmental pollution and transportation costs by reducing the number of cars.

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