Recent News Entries: Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, & Child Health
Innovating Maternal and Child Health in Africa (IMCHA) project research team publishes in BioMed Central
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.
Gaddu lives in Banke District, one of the poorest areas in rural Nepal. He lives with his wife, two daughters, and one son. He works as a farmer and sometimes goes to India to earn money.
The event is a small gesture of gratitude to our supporters, donors, and partners, where there will be opportunities to chat with our program staff and board members.
My name is Ca Van Vinh, I am 30 years old and I work at the Commune People’s Committee. My son, Quân, is a well-behaved & handsome boy. He attends ninth grade at the commune’s Junior Secondary School. After he finishes ninth grade, my family and I have planned a marriage for him.
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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.