May, 2017

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Ashley Armstrong

Ashley Armstrong is the new Director of Partnerships and Engagement, based in our Ottawa office.

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What's New

Tim Stone Award

This year’s winner of the HealthBridge award is an intern working on livable cities. Read about Ashiely S James, from Bhopal School of Social Sciences, India.

Talking Walking

Read Livable Cities Director Kristie Daniel’s discuss the roles that our partners play, in an interview with a walking blog.

In the news

Our partners in Uganda continue to promote the creation of parks and other public spaces in the capital city Kampala.

Wheels for MNCH volunteers in Nepal

Read how simply providing volunteers with bicycles can help improve the health of mothers and children in Nepal’s Banke district.

Donor Spotlight


The Tenaquip Foundation

The Tenaquip Foundation was created in November 2006 to support registered Canadian charities working in the areas of medical research, hospitals, children’s welfare and humanitarian causes. 



An ode to mixed use

By Debra Efroymson

On my way to dinner recently in Hanoi, I noticed that my shoes were flapping. On the short walk back to the hotel, I search in vain for a shoe repair shop. No luck. I then realize that my shoes are already probably past repair. Time to buy a new pair.

The Catch-22 of infant nutrition and safe childbirth in Son La, Vietnam

By Cassandra Morris

As part of the project Saving lives of mothers and children in Nepal and Vietnam, HealthBridge Vietnam is working in the northwestern province of Son La, Vietnam to improve infant health and nutrition.


Moments from the 2nd Livable Cities South Asia Regional Meeting

By Phaebra Abraham

We all travelled to Bangalore, India, to host and participate in the 2nd Livable Cities South Asia Regional Meet, Jan 28-Feb 1, 2017.


Safer streets planned for Ho Chi Minh City

By Dinh Dang Hai

Life for pedestrians in Ho Chi Minh City is a little safer now thanks to measures undertaken by the local government, working with HealthBridge Vietnam and World Resource Institute (WRI).


Just Published


Saving the lives of mothers and children in Nepal and Vietnam (brochure)

Engaging Youth to Address NCDs and Poverty: Issue 10 of the NCD and Poverty Research Network Newsletter

The opportunity costs of alcohol consumption: Evidence from Vietnam (presentation)



Road User Fees: Key to Sustainable Urban Transportation


On March 28 the Healthy Transport Coalition (Ottawa) held a discussion on road user fees. HealthBridge is a proud member of this coalition.
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