CHSJ collaborated with the Coalition on Maternal and Neonatal Health and Safe Abortion (CMNHSA) to organise a ten-day short course on Advocacy for Reproductive Health and Rights in September 2006. CHSJ also collaborated with SAHAYOG and Healthwatch Forum UP to conduct a training on Advocacy on Reproductive Health and Rights for organisations working in the EAG in November 2006.
A two day consultation was organized on Building Creative Partnerships for Fulfilling Reproductive Health Needs and Rights. This was attended by civil society participants from 10 states as well as experts, donors, international organizations and government of India representatives.
State level consultations for fulfilling Reproductive Health Needs and Rights
CHSJ organised a series of consultations across the 8 EAG states, disseminating information about NRHM and RCH2. These consultations revealed the status of the programmes in the various states as well as the key Reproductive Health issues.
Population, Gender and Reproductive Health: Training Programmes
CHSJ has been conducting training programmes for senior bureaucrats across the country in collaboration with the Population Foundation of India at National Institute of Administrative Research (Lal Bahadur Shastri Academy, Mussourie) and in Bihar (with the Administrative Training Institute) Support was being extended for similar trainings in Jharkhand.
Alliance building on Right to Maternal Health
CHSJ participated in two events of Women’s Health and Rights Advocacy Partnership (WHRAP) – National Policy Dialogue organized in December 2005, in New Delhi and a South Asian Policy Makers meeting organised in Bangkok (May 2006).