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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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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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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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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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Visit to Banke, Nepal reveals progress for maternal and child health

October 9, 2017 Filed under Gender Equality, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health

HealthBridge joined the International Nepal Fellowship in Banke District, Nepal to witness first-hand the incredible work of local health workers and our partners to improve the health of mothers and children.

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Supporting volunteers in Nepal who help make families healthier

March 9, 2017 Filed under Gender Equality, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health

In the absence of alternative transportation, providing Female Community Health Volunteers in Nepal with bicycles can make it easier for them to make home visits. This allows them to increase the frequency of visits and access families who live in remote areas, which would otherwise take several hours to reach by foot.

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HealthBridge builds capacity of health workers in northwestern Vietnam

December 7, 2016 Filed under Gender Equality, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health

This network of local health trainers will play a vital role in strengthening the capacity of health workers and improving the quality of maternal and child health services in their communities. 

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