March, 2016

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What's New

New secretariat for FCA

HealthBridge is proud to be the new secretariat for our long-time tobacco control partner - Framework Convention Alliance. 

Car-free day

Have you heard about the chaotic vehicle traffic in India? Not on car-free day in Thrissur.

From Field to Fork finished

Ambassador David Devine was a guest speaker at a workshop to mark the end of our project on nutrition and agriculture in the highlands of Thailand and Vietnam. 

Donation dollars at work

Pakur project outcomes

Perhaps the most striking outcome of our Pakur project was the rise in mothers receiving skilled birth care in a health clinic from 30% to 71%. 


Ekocomer in Ecuador

by Peter Berti

HealthBridge plays a technical role in this project, to transform the food system into one that promotes personal, environmental and community health.

Streets for People

by Debra Efroymson

Our South Asian partners gather to discuss streets where the sounds of conversation replace honking.

Just Published

Hoian Public Spaces Master Plan

See the vision developed by officials and residents, assisted by HealthBridge, in this picturesque Vietnamese coastal city. 

Informal places for play in Kampala slums

Informal open spaces in Uganda's capital greatly increase recreation space but are often crowded, fully booked and lack facilities.

Coming Up

Habitat event

April 5, 2016, 1:00-2:30 PM
Main Meeting Room at the Historic Building of the University of Barcelona (Seminary)

On April 5, in Barcelona, we're co-hosting a side event of the United Nations' Habitat 3 Thematic Meeting on Public Spaces. It will feature talks on how public spaces can support public health.


Fall, 2016

After a break in 2015 our fundraising Run will return in the fall of 2016.
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