Recent News Entries:
Issue 17 – NCD and Poverty Research network Newsletter: Exploring the multi‐dimensional relationships between non‐communicable diseases and poverty
Recognizing where much of our attention is these days, this newsletter addresses the links between COVID-19, NCDs, and poverty. It captures some of the latest research on those links and also offers some thoughts about going forward.
Dr. Carol Vlassoff Receives The Measuring Impact CanWaCH Award for Excellence in Global Health and Gender Equality
Dr. Carol Vlassoff, a member of our Board of Directors, received the Measuring Impact Award CanWaCH Award for Excellence in Global Health and Gender Equality. The award recognizes Dr. Vlassoff as a data champion who strengthens collective Canadian efforts in global health and gender equality through reserach. To learn more about Dr. Carol Vlassoff's work in relation to this award, visit: https://www.canwach.ca/2020-canwach-awards-recipients
Join us for a free webinar on Wednesday April 29th, at 10:00 AM EST.
HealthBridge Foundation of Canada and Center for Creative Initiatives in Health and Population (CCHIP) are hosting a webinar about our Adolescent Reproductive Health Education intervention in Son La province, Vietnam.
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.
Livable Cities documentary on the use of public spaces by young female migrants to build their life in Hanoi
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.
Innovating Maternal and Child Health in Africa (IMCHA) project research team publishes in BioMed Central
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.
HealthBridge’s Project Building a Community Garden in Tan Mai Ward, Hanoi Wins Joint Effort Project of the Year
On January 11th, 2020, a HealthBridge project won an ASHUI (Architecture, Sustainability, Housing, Urbanism, Interior) award for Joint Effort Project of the Year.
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.
Ha Tran from HealthBridge Vietnam is Featured in Next City Article about our Save the Market Campaign
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.
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!