Projects: Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, & Child Health
Preventing child marriage and addressing early pregnancy in Ethnic Minority communities of Son La Province, Vietnam
The Preventing child marriage and addressing early pregnancy in Ethnic Minority communities of Son La Province, Vietnam project works with local partenrs in Thuan Chau and Yen Chau Districts of Son La Province, which are in mountainous and difficult-to-reach areas and are home to primarily Ethnic Minority people.
The overall goal of the project is to reduce the incidence of child marriage and support adolscents and children in ethnic minority communities of Son La Province, who are married, at risk of becoming married, are pregnant,…
HealthBridge worked with local partners and governments in Banke District, Nepal and Son La Province, Vietnam to reduce preventable maternal and child illness and death and improve nutrition for vulnerable mothers and children.
Together with local partners, HealthBridge is examining how poverty, social and gender barriers and living in rural areas contribute to delays in access to, and the quality and utilization of, maternal and child health services in Tanzania. HealthBridge and partners are also identifying interventions to address these barriers through community-based participatory action research.
The project is developing and pilot testing a mobile health (mHealth) application to engage and educate men on maternal health care, with the overall aim of increasing women’s utilization of essential maternal health care services.