All citizens(1) are
enabled and empowered to lead healthy lives, are able to access appropriate and
quality health care services irrespective of their ability to pay, and
provisions exist to address health needs of those who are especially vulnerable
_ To promote human
development, gender equality, human rights and social justice with specific
reference to the field of health, in its widest interpretation.
Identifying emerging issues and priorities
for delivering accessible, quality health care services for women and other
Strengthening advocacy for changes in
health related policy and practice.
Developing leadership and operational
capacities for improved design, delivery and monitoring of quality, accessible
health care services.
Building evidence on the impact of existing
policies and programmes on the core health concerns of the marginalized,
_ (1)The term citizen
is being used in the generic sense to denote all people, and especially those
who are not in positions of state designated authority.