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Recent News Entries:

Be advised: Fraud in Malawi

February 26, 2018 Filed under Other

HealthBridge Foundation of Canada is advising partners and the public to be cautious of a fraudlent training opportunity circulating in Malawi.

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Now available: Year 1 Report for Saving lives of mothers and children in Nepal and Vietnam

February 8, 2018 Filed under Gender Equality, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health

HealthBridge staff and partners laid the foundation to strengthen health systems and improve nutrition for vulnerable mothers and children during the first year of the Saving lives of mothers and children in Nepal and Vietnam project.

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Livable Cities heads to WUF9

February 2, 2018 Filed under Livable Cities

The HealthBridge Foundation of Canada Livable Cities team is heading to the ninth World Urban Forum in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia!

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Internship: Program Officer, Gender and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

January 24, 2018 Filed under Gender Equality, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health

Are you looking for an opportunity to be involved with a high-impact maternal and child health project? Join us as an intern in Hanoi, Vietnam!

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Walkability Study finds room for improvement in Nagpur

January 22, 2018 Filed under Livable Cities

A new report from Evangelical Social Action Forum (ESAF) and HealthBridge Foundation of Canada shares the results of a walkability study in Nagpur, India.

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Issue 12: NCD and Poverty Research Network shines light on unhealthy food advertising

January 2, 2018 Filed under Tobacco Control & NCD Prevention

The latest issue of the NCD and Poverty Research Network focuses on the marketing of unhealthy food and beverages and provides examples of how some countries are countering its harmful effects. 

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New park launches in Hanoi

December 7, 2017 Filed under Livable Cities

Livable Cities and Think Playgrounds transform an underused space into one where children can run and play. 

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Progress for maternal and child health in Vietnam

December 7, 2017 Filed under Gender Equality, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health

Local health workers in Vietnam now have more resources and knowledge to better meet the health and nutrition needs of women and children in rural communities.

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Intervention finds raising chickens increases egg consumption

November 10, 2017 Filed under Health, Nutrition & Food Security

The findings from a HealthBridge Foundation of Canada and Centro de Comunicación y Desarrollo Andino (CENDA)-led nutrition-sensitive agricultural intervention reveal that increased chicken rearing can lead to increased egg consumption—which can lead to improved household nutrition.

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Steps for Change raises $14,000 for MNCH in Nepal and Vietnam

November 6, 2017 Filed under Gender Equality, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health

From September 14 to October 12 2017, Steps for Change participants walked in solidarity with women and children in Nepal and Vietnam who need better access to health services and nutrition.

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