Deadline: 1 September 2017.
The International Training Programme in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) is designed for individuals holding positions in organizations in the area of SRHR and who are qualified to participate in reform processes at various levels.
The long-term objective of the programme is to contribute to the improvement of the living conditions of poor women, children, youth and men by:
– Increasing their access to adequate sexual and reproductive health care
– Promoting sexual education
– Increasing the awareness and demand for SRHR services
The programme aims to initiate an organizational change where the participants will become “agents of change” by using new knowledge and tools acquired through the programme, thus contributing to the long-term objectives described above.
The immediate goals of participants will be to:
– Develop and implement a change project in the field of SRHR within their organization
– Report on the change project’s progress and results
– Develop an action plan for continued work on the project within the organization
The programme encourages applicants to apply as ‘country teams’. Preference will be given to country teams consisting of 4 to 6 participants who represent a range of professions listed below.
The target groups for the training programme are persons working within the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights area at the following levels:
Midwives, nurse/midwives and obstetricians working in a clinical setting with the possibility of influencing decision making in their respective settings.
Professionals responsible for educational/training activities within the SRHR area at district or provincial level.
SRHR professionals at teaching institutions at national level, and policy makers at national level (Ministry of Health or Ministry of Education). In addition to the above, the programme will be open to staff from national NGOs and from the private sector working in the field of SRHR.
Sida will cover the costs related to:
Participation in the programme, literature, study tours, and scheduled activities, Hotel accommodations, A meal allowance to cover self-sustained cooked meals, International travel to and from Sweden, International travel to and from the regional seminar.
The programme encourages applicants to apply as ‘country teams’, that is, they may come together from single organizations, such as those shown below, and join to work on a mutual challenge. Please note that even in the case of team applications each individual must fll out a separate application.
How to Apply
Interested applicants can download the application form HERE.
Eligible Countries: Bangladesh, Myanmar, Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya.