A Journey Towards Gender Equality

At the kickoff of the TMT Orange Knowledge Programme in Addis Ababa, project manager Emebet Hussen met with Sr. Aster Dawit, a current participant, to gain deeper insights into her motivations for enrolling in the Gender[e]Quality program. Advocate and Educator: Sr. Aster Dawit’s Dedication to Gender Equality Sr. Aster Dawit works as a midwife in […]

Introducing Dr. Yekoyesew W. Belete

Health[e]Foundation is proud to be guided by a core group of experts that form the Supervisory Board of the Foundation. We are pleased that Dr Yekoyesew W. Belete recently joined the Board, read below his inspiring introduction:

Piloting Success: Lift Leprosy Learning Soars!

Over the past few months, the Lift Leprosy Learning project (LLL), an initiative funded by the International Federation of Anti-Leprosy Associations (ILEP) and partners such as NLR, and Health[e]Foundation have been collaborating on a new blended learning program aimed at reducing health-related stigma and improving mental wellbeing. Since November 2023, a total of 16 participants from […]

Health[e]Foundation attends the 13th European Global Health Congress, ECTMIH 2023, in Utrecht.

Health[e]Foundation attended the ECTMIH 2023 conference 20-23 November in Utrecht, the Netherlands. The aim of  ECTMIH 2023 was to accelerate the understanding, appreciation, and connections between tropical medicine, global health, and the urgent field of planetary health. The conference built on global health traditions to emphasize the importance of health equity and universal health coverage […]

Launching two new Orange Knowledge Programme Nuffic programs in Ethiopia: Gender[e]Quality and Emergency[e]Response

Last week Lisa Gullbransson and Nadine Pakker traveled to Addis Abeba, Ethiopia, for the official launch of the recently awarded Orange Knowledge Programme TMT and TMT+ projects. Anchored in the long-term successful collaboration with the Ethiopian Midwives Association (EMwA), we are privileged to continue our joined efforts to strengthen the health system in Ethiopia, ultimately […]

10,000 pregnancies supported by LUCY

Health[e]Foundation’s LUCY journey started in March 2020, when we first launched the LUCY app to facilitate healthy and informed pregnancies among (expectant) women in Suriname. With tailored health information, (expectant) women in Suriname have been empowered to make informed decisions about their own health and the health of their babies. Following successful implementation in Suriname, […]

Introducing our new Gender[e]Quality and Emergency [e]Response programs in Ethiopia

The Ethiopian Midwives Association (EMwA) and Health[e]Foundation continue their successful collaboration on blended learning programs to strengthen the Ethiopian health system. Recently, we commenced two new tailor-made-training programs with Nuffic, funded by the Netherlands’ Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Orange Knowledge ProgrammeThe Orange Knowledge Programme is a Dutch global development programme managed by Nuffic, a Dutch […]

Health[e]Foundation attended the One sustainable Health Forum 2023

Beginning of July, Health[e]Foundation participated in the One sustainable Health Forum 2023 that brought together experts from diverse fields to address pressing global health challenges through an interdisciplinary lens. The conference, held from 5-7 July in Lyon, France, aimed to foster collaboration and knowledge exchange among professionals in human health, animal health, and environmental science […]

New project launched – Digital solutions to improve healthcare access in Ethiopia.

Health[e]Foundation and Nuru Ethiopia are working together to use digital solutions to improve healthcare access for mothers and children in Ethiopia. The project, supported by the Fund for Innovation in Development (FID), will use an e-learning module and the LUCY app to enhance the knowledge of community-based Health Extension Workers (HEWs) and (pregnant) women on […]

The future of global health

Many challenges in our global health activities remain unspoken today such as gender inequality, colonisation and power, discrimination and racism, migration and the role of the diaspora, unequal access to essential health services and quality medicines, commercialisation of care, exclusion, climate justice and (health) equity. Last week, Health[e]Foundation attended the 2023 Be-cause health international conference. The conference aimed […]

Health[e]Foundation at AHAIC 2023 in Rwanda

This week our colleague Henry Tumwijukye attended the Africa Health Agenda International Conference (AHAIC) 2023 in Kigali, Rwanda. The conference brought together Africa’s innovators, researchers, policy makers and health workers around the topic of “Resilient Health Systems for Africa: Re-envisioning the Future Now”. Henry attended interesting sessions, including the plenary opening session “One Africa, One […]