Recent News Entries: Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, & Child Health
Rapid assessment of the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic and associated lockdown measures on adolescents, women and children in Son La province, Vietnam
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…
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.
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), where local…
Infographic: Strengthening Health Systems and Improving Nutrition in Vietnam, Key Achievements of Nutrition Knowledge and Practices
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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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.
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.
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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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