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

HealthBridge work on engaging men in family planning featured

February 9, 2015 Filed under Gender Equality, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health

HealthBridge’s Gender programme in India and Vietnam was featured as a case study of a gender transformative approach in family planning.

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Involving men in maternal and child health in rural India

October 1, 2014 Filed under Gender Equality, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health

In rural India, more than 9,000 men and women were educated about maternal and child health. With men’s support, 20% more women gave birth in a health facility and 19% more women received ante-natal care.

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HealthBridge Executive Director Sian Fitzgerald interviewed on CBC about maternal and child health

September 23, 2014 Filed under Gender Equality, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health

HealthBridge Executive Director Sian Fitzgerald discussed the Government of Canada’s funding for maternal and child health in an interview on CBC-TV. The program has been successful, she said, but must be continued so that it can reach those hardest to reach around the world. 

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