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Impact Story: Dissemination Workshop for the Strengthening Health Systems and Improving Nutrition in Vietnam project

April 21, 2021 Filed under Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, & Child Health

Read the impact story: https://healthbridge.ca/library/entry/impact-story-strengthening-health-systems-and-improving-nutrition-in-vietna

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Watch: “Public spaces as anchors in social resilience and climate action: The role of participation”

March 3, 2021 Filed under Livable Cities

Kriste Daniel, Livable Cities Director, along with a number of expert panelists dicuss how public spaces are vital components when it comes to climate action and socail resilience.

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The Healthy Food Policy Advocacy Fund Welcomes HealthBridge Vietnam as a New Grantee

February 24, 2021 Filed under Health, Nutrition & Food Security

The Healthy Food Policy Advocacy Fund has welcomed HealthBridge Vietnam as a new grantee and partner in the global fight for healthy food policies.

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Impact Story: Advocating for the establishment of a Health Promotion Foundation in Bangladesh

February 19, 2021 Filed under Health, Nutrition & Food Security, Impact Story

Impact Story: Advocating for the establishment of a Health Promotion Foundation in Bangladesh

By: Debra Efroymson

 

HealthBridge is pleased to be part of the advocacy efforts to raise awareness about the need for and the possibility of establishing a Health Promotion Foundation in Bangladesh. Along with Work for a Better Bangladesh Trust, ThaiHealth, Bangladesh Institute of Planners, and the Bangladesh Anti-Tobacco Alliance, HealthBridge recently co-organized “The Conference on Sustainable Funding for Health Promotion” virtually, on February 8th and 9th, in addition to an invitation-only post-conference workshop on February 10th. Speakers at the conference included…

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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, Impact Story

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, Impact Story

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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