Welcome to our new research student Eline

The Health[e]Foundation team is pleased to welcome Eline van de Kamp on board to conduct her academic research internship with our organization. We are looking forward to working with Eline! Hello everyone!My name is Eline and I am the new intern at Health[e]Foundation! I am currently pursuing my Master’s degree in Global Health at Vrije […]

Results of the feasibility assessment of the LUCY App in Morocco

On 20 May 2021, Health[e]Foundation started the feasibility assessment for the project entitled “Empowering Moroccan women with the LUCY reproductive and maternal health app” which has been financed by an RVO Small Business Innovation Research Grant.

Ethiopia’s access to high quality health education for midwifery students may be a step closer thanks to the SRHR[e]Education program

In March 2020 together with the Ethiopian Midwives Association we started the program entitled “Midwife students as advocates to empower female graduates and adolescents by promoting SRHR and gender equality to support access and retention in the educational system using blended e-learning” funded by the Institutional Collaboration Projects Orange Knowledge Programme of Nuffic.

After one year of launching the SRHR[e]Education course in Ethiopia a study was conducted to report on the impact and progress that this project has had on the first groups of students participating in this project.

Evaluating the user experience of Moodle among healthcare professionals in Sub-Saharan Africa

A group of 43 enthusiastic healthcare workers from Ethiopia, Nigeria, Rwanda, and Uganda completed the Corona[e]Education minicourse during May 2021. This minicourse was provided as a part of a research project conducted by Camila Cuadrado, a first-year master's student from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam program: Management, Policy Analysis, and Entrepreneurship in Health & Life Sciences.

“You realize you are the key for change”

You realize you are the key for change. This truthful and inspirational quote can be applicable to almost anything in life, but in this caserefers to a testimony of a community health worker (CHW) in Suriname who participated in theHealth[e]Community blended e-learning training, developed and facilitated by Health[e]Foundationand Stichting Perisur. During an interview this participant […]

Academic research at Health[e]Foundation by University students

Because Health[e]Foundation is closely affiliated to the Amsterdam University Medical Center (Amsterdam UMC) and the department for Global Health Education we are pleased to serve as a learning hub for students and welcome the dedicated time students can allocate to evaluate our projects and organisation in more detail. This week, two students started their research internships with us: Maria Camila Cuadrado and Chris Blom.

Research on the Suriname project during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic with its restrictions demands us to adapt our activities, especially when it comes to face-to-face interaction, and implement creative alternatives. As distance learning experts, we manage to come a long way.