Recent News Entries: Gender Equality, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health
Male Village Health Workers are breaking genders barriers that prevent women from accessing maternal health services by getting men, husbands and fathers excited about and engaged in maternal care.
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…
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:<…
Mothers Groups helps ensure that women are well equipped for healthy and safe pregnancies in Banke, Nepal.
HealthBridge is working with local partners to improve access to health services and quality of care for mothers and children in Tanzania.
Implementation has been actively underway in both project sites. Read the Year 2 Annual Report for more information on progress of the project.
The 2017 HealthBridge Annual Report is here—with a fresh, new look!
HealthBridge welcomes Rebecca Brodmann as Project Manager for the Saving Lives in Nepal and Vietnam Project
HealthBridge is pleased to welcome Rebecca Brodmann as the Project Manager for the Saving Lives in Nepal and Vietnam Project. Rebecca has a masters of public health degree from Queen’s University and most recently, she has been working as a health promotion specialist at the health unit in Guelph focusing on chronic disease prevention. Previously, she completed an internship at WHO and did some consulting work for Mobility India. Rebecca brings a wealth of experience in project management and project development in the health sector.
For the entire month of June, every dollar you give to HealthBridge Foundation of Canada enters us for a chance to win $10,000.