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Impact Story: Strengthening Health Systems and Improving Nutrition in Vietnam

November 18, 2020 Filed under Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, & Child Health, Impact Story

Read about HealthBridge Vietnam's Dissemination Workshop for the Strengthening Health Systems and Improving Nutrition in Vietnam project: https://healthbridge.ca/images/uploads/library/HealthBridge_EMM_Impact_Story.pdf

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Impact Story: Training for ethnic minority midwives on adolescent reproductive health – a new approach to improve the health of adolescent couples in Son La province, Vietnam

November 12, 2020 Filed under Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, & Child Health, Impact Story

Read about training for ethnic minority midwives on adolescent reproductive health, a new approach to improve the health of adolescent couples in Son La province, Vietnam: https://healthbridge.ca/images/uploads/library/HealthBridge_EMM_Impact_Story.pdf

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New Infographic: Rapid assessment of the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and associated lockdown measures on children, adolescents, and mothers in Son La, Vietnam

November 10, 2020 Filed under Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, & Child Health

Our new infographic highlights why, how and what we found from our rapid assessment on the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on monthers, children and adolescents in Son La, Vietnam: https://healthbridge.ca/images/uploads/library/Rapid_Assessment_Infographic_-_FINAL.pdf

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Blog Post: The Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal and Child Health team at HealthBridge has been adjusting to the new virtual work world

September 22, 2020 Filed under Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, & Child Health

Read about how our Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal and Child Health team has been adjusting to the realities of COVID-19: https://healthbridge.ca/images/uploads/library/SRMCH_Blog.pdf

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Rapid assessment of the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic and associated lockdown measures on adolescents, women and children in Son La province, Vietnam

September 8, 2020 Filed under Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, & Child Health

This document is a summary of a section of a larger rapid assessment of the impacts of COVID-19 and the associated lockdown. The larger rapid assessment was conducted by a consortium of organizations that are part of the Child Rights Working Group (CRWG) in Vietnam. The CRWG was established in 2006 and includes more than fifteen national and international NGOs, experts, individuals, and other community groups in Vietnam. The group works to promote children’s rights and strengthen implementation of children’s rights in Vietnam. The rapid assessment focused on the effects of COVID-19 on children, especially groups…

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HealthBridge Vietnam launches a new health and gender equality project

August 18, 2020 Filed under Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, & Child Health

HealthBridge Vietnam launches a new health and gender equality project aimed at improving reproductive health of adolescents and preventing child marriage, amid the complicated realities of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Impact Story: The Importance of the Kitchen Garden

August 12, 2020 Filed under Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, & Child Health, Health, Nutrition & Food Security, Impact Story

Impact Story: The Importance of the Kitchen Garden

Phattepur is a large region of Raptipari in Midwestern Nepal encompassing about 3,000 households. The region has a diverse population, with several different ethnic and religious groups living there, including Madhesi, Muslim, Tharu, and Nepali. International Nepal Fellowship (INF) and HealthBridge Foundation of Canada are implementing a four-year maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH) project in this area. The project is funded by Global Affairs Canada. Local Mothers’ Groups are an important part of this project – they are a monthly group led by Female Community Health Volunteers (FCHV),…

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Infographic: Strengthening Health Systems and Improving Nutrition in Vietnam, Key Achievements of Nutrition Knowledge and Practices

May 22, 2020 Filed under Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, & Child Health

In Son La province, Vietnam, we worked with local partners to increase consumption of nutritious foods and supplements by pregnant women, mothers and children under two years. 

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Webinar: Adolescent Reproductive Health Education in Vietnam, Sharing Lessons Learned

April 16, 2020 Filed under Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, & Child Health

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.

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Innovating Maternal and Child Health in Africa (IMCHA) project research team publishes in BioMed Central

March 4, 2020 Filed under Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, & Child Health

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. 

Read the full article, Why do pregnant women in Iringa region in Tanzania start antenatal care late?…

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