National Course on Gender, Health and Rights

24 to 30 June, 2019 | New Delhi

The week-long national course on “Gender, Heath and Rights” organised by Sama is beginning on 24th June 2019 and will continue till 30th June at the Zorba the Buddha in south Delhi. The course will include diverse topics to build a comprehensive understanding on the following areas of gender, heath and rights:

  • Social, Economic, Cultural and Political Aspects of Health
  • Interrelation between Gender and Health – Impact and Relationship between Health and Issues of Gender and Inequality
  • Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights focusing including health concerns of young people
  • Analysis of Public Healthcare Services – Accessibility, Availability, Affordability and Quality
  • Process of examining health services at community level and information on patient rights
  • Information on health policies and related legislations

Course Schedule

Day, DateSessionFacilitation
24 June 2019 (Monday)Arrival of Participants
25 June 2019 (Tuesday)Understanding Health and its DeterminantsSama
26 June 2019 (Wednesday)Interrogating concepts of Gender, Sexuality in the context of Health and well beingChayanika Shah
27 June 2019 (Thursday)Food, nutrition, and Food Security as critical determinants of healthAditi Hegde (PHRN)
27 June 2019 (Thursday)Gender Based Violence - Public Health IssueSama
28 June 2019 (Friday)Health Systems: Political economy of its location, contemporary policies, applying equity lensIndranil Mukhopadhyay
28 June 2019 (Friday)Community health workers: A gender, caste and labour rights analysisVrinda Marwah
29 June 2019 (Saturday)Panel 1: Discussions on Marginalisation and Health: Understanding barriers and issues related to access to healthcareRehana Adib (Astitva), K.B Obalesh (Thamate), Sangeeta Sahu (Chaupal)
29 June 2019 (Saturday)Panel 2: Discussions sharing insights on barriers faced by diverse marginalised persons / communitiesRituparna/ Ritambhara (Nazaraiya), Arti Zodpe/ Kiran Deshmukh (NNSW)
Seema Baquer (Consultant)
30 June 2019 (Sunday)Action / Advocacy – Presentations,
Certificate to Participants and Feedback

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