Health

The organization firmly believes that Health is not merely a concern of doctors and service providers but an issue of social justice. Since the beginning the organization has undertaken several initiatives to address the health concerns of the communities. Presently the organization is working mainly on the areas of sexual and reproductive health, HIV, immunization of children and Safe abortion.

FAMILY PLANNING

Project Title : Engaging Influential leaders to expand access to improved and quality family planning
Duration : 2018 onwards (Phase 2)
Supported By : Global Health Strategies


Background
Gramin Evam Nagar Vikas Parishad with the support of Global health Strategy (GHS) working as a Lead CSO (Civil Society Organization) in Bihar to expand access to improved and quality family planning in Bihar. To achieve the objective of the project, GENVP is coordinating and supporting intensively to 15 Bihar-based Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) across 12 districts and supporting in all the districts of Mission Parivar Vikas through an initiative of Family Planning Alliance. It builds the capacity of the community champions and partner CSOs who work within the community / block / district to promote family planning, delaying and spacing between the children. The network of 15 CSOs are committed to disseminate the message of Family Planning through their ongoing community based program.  

Apart from this community champions and core committee members of Family Planning Alliance are also engaging government officials especially from Health department / policy makers / media houses to improve access to contraception and contraceptive services and building general awareness on the importance of family planning.

Objective

  • Strengthening family planning efforts through Family Planning Alliance
  • Capacity Building of CSO partners, existing and new community champions
  • Network CSOs to disseminate family planning information across various platforms by judiciously using existing champions
    • Engaging with District and Block officials
    • Advocacy with members of Panchayat Raj Institutions
    • Awareness through community level meeting
    • Awareness workshop with non-traditional groups
    • Engaging media (journalists) and editors through sensitization workshop.