Success of Mrs. Godada, A Health Extension Worker in Ethiopia

The Health[e]Foundation and Nuru Ethiopia are implementing the Health[e]Family program for 50 health extension workers (HEWs) in Boreda and Kucha Woreda, in collaboration with the Gamo Zone, Boreda, and Kucha Woreda health offices. This program is funded by Diophte and Stichting Virtutis Opus. The aim of this program is to improve maternal and newborn health […]

Welcome to our new colleague Hailu!

The Health[e]Foundation team is very pleased to welcome Hailu Kassa to the team. We are looking forward to working with Hailu and to the valuable contribution that she will make to further enhance our impact in Ethiopia.

ANSER 2024 Conference Focuses on Advancing Sexual and Reproductive Health Policies

Health[e]Foundation attended the ANSER conference, themed ‘Catalysing Change: Enhancing Evidence-Based Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) Policies in Challenging Times’. The conference took place in Brussels, Belgium 7-9th February 2024. With policymakers, academics, and programmatic experts present it aimed to strengthen SRHR knowledge and interventions and influence policies. The conference had a broad focus […]

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:

The Vital Role of Community Health Volunteers in Advancing Healthcare in Rural Kenya

To gain deeper insight into Community health volunteers’ work In Kenya, and how to best support them with digital learning and health solutions, Health[e]Foundation travelled to the rural community of Isibania. Here, we meet Catherine, a seasoned CHV who provides specialized care to pregnant women and children under the age of five in her community.

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, […]

LUCY’s second anniversary: empowered mothers around the globe

Two years ago, LUCY, Health[e]Foundation’s smartphone application for pregnant women and mothers of newborns was first launched in Suriname. Since its introduction, a lot of developments have taken place: LUCY expanded rapidly in Suriname; LUCY was introduced in Ethiopia; and LUCY reached women on a global scale. Time to reflect: what have we achieved and […]

Welcome to our new research student Georgie

The Health[e]Foundation team is very pleased to welcome Georgie Bouwknecht on board to conduct her academic research internship with our organization. We are looking forward to working with Georgie and the valuable contribution that she will make to further improve our activities and strengthen our organization. My name is Georgie, and I will be an […]