Call for Applications: Advanced international training program in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

Deadline: April 15, 2020.

Sida, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency has commissioned the Division of Social Medicine and Global Health at Lund University to carry out an advanced international training program in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights 2014-2020.

The guiding principles of the program are its four pillars: human rights-based values, context-based approach, participatory learning, and national and international networking, which form the program’s educational framework.

Invited countries for the 16th (2020b) program are Ethiopia, Liberia, Myanmar, Sudan, Uganda, and Zimbabwe.

Program duration: September 2020 – November 2021
Phase II in Malmö, Sweden: October 19 – November 13, 2020
Phase IV in a participating country: May 17-22, 2021

The application period will close on April 15, 2020.

 Programme brochure
 Paper application form

Program objectives
The long-term objective of the program is to contribute to the improvement of the living conditions of poor women, children, youth, and men by:

• Increasing their access to high quality sexual and reproductive health care services

• Promoting sexual education

• Increasing their knowledge of and demand for available SRHR services

The entire program has a rights-based approach to sexual and reproductive health and will cover the main topics within the areas of:

  • Youth sexual health
  • Maternal and neonatal health including family planning
  • STIs, HIV/AIDS, and cervical cancer
  • Sexual identity
  • Sexual and gender-based violence

The program will also have a focus on leadership and management in SRHR and policy change in SRHR. It will actively work with these processes through the use of information and communication technology. Each participant will be provided with tools to facilitate their learning process, such as an online learning platform and a tablet computer, for the duration of the program.  Apply Here


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