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Recent News Entries: Gender Equality, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health

Ajay continues his recovery in Banke, Nepal

October 30, 2018 Filed under Gender Equality, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health

HealthBridge is working with local partners and governments in Banke District, Nepal to reduce preventable maternal and child illness and death and improve nutrition for vulnerable mothers and childre

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Registration for #StepsforChange is officially open!

September 5, 2018 Filed under Gender Equality, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health

 

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:<…

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The Value of Mothers Groups in Banke District

August 15, 2018 Filed under Gender Equality, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health

Mothers Groups helps ensure that women are well equipped for healthy and safe pregnancies in Banke, Nepal.

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Breaking barriers to maternal health in Tanzania

June 29, 2018 Filed under Gender Equality, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health

HealthBridge is working with local partners to improve access to health services and quality of care for mothers and children in Tanzania.

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Now available: Year 2 Report for Saving lives of mothers and children in Nepal and Vietnam

June 27, 2018 Filed under Gender Equality, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health

Implementation has been actively underway in both project sites. Read the Year 2 Annual Report for more information on progress of the project.

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HealthBridge 2017 Annual Report now available!

June 18, 2018 Filed under Livable Cities, Tobacco Control & NCD Prevention, Gender Equality, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health, Health, Nutrition & Food Security

The 2017 HealthBridge Annual Report is here—with a fresh, new look!

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HealthBridge welcomes Rebecca Brodmann as Project Manager for the Saving Lives in Nepal and Vietnam Project

June 18, 2018 Filed under Gender Equality, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health

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.

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Help HealthBridge win $10,000!

June 1, 2018 Filed under Gender Equality, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health

For the entire month of June, every dollar you give to HealthBridge Foundation of Canada enters us for a chance to win $10,000.

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Videos improve maternal health for minorities in Vietnam

May 25, 2018 Filed under Gender Equality, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health

Centre for Creative Initiatives in Health and Population (CCHIP) created a series of culturally sensitive educational videos on maternal and child health in Vietnam.

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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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