Name of the Project: Human Resource Development for Sexual & Reproductive Health Care Services

Supported / funded by: Tata Trusts

Duration: 3 years (January 2013-December 2015)

Goals: Improve the quality of service provision and enhancement of skills of service providers providing sexual and reproductive health services


·         Capacity building of health care professionals to manage health services effectively

·         Disseminate information related to sexual and reproductive health care and rights to professionals across the country

·         Establish the center as an institution in the area of sexual and reproductive health care and management

Locations / Branches involved:  The project is implemented at FPA India - HQs and training courses are being organized at Avabai Wadia Health Center, Tilaknagar, Mumbai. The training courses are for external agencies within the country.

Brief description

The key aspect is to develop human resources for sexual and reproductive health care and management. The project envisages building capacities of 1360 health care professionals through 68 training batches on following themes in three years.

·         Family Planning for Civil Society Organizations

·         Counselling Course in Trauma, Guilt and Self Esteem

·         Meeting Sexual Reproductive Health needs and Rights (SRHR) of survivors of Gender    Based Violence

·         Male involvement in SRHR

·         Leadership and Management Programme

·         Basic counselling skills

·         Comprehensive sexuality education

·         Sex and sexuality counselling

·         Use of social media

·         Advocacy Planning

·         Counselling for Children

·         Resource Mobilization through Corporate Social Responsibility


Apart from the above training courses it also organizes custom made training courses for external agencies.


“It is very appreciable for conducting such nice training programs which ultimately helps social organization to achieve goals for the benefits of society. The feedback of training received from our person who has attended training on our behalf is up to mark. We once again congratulate for your move & programs promoted for the benefits of society. We feel proud being associated with you & will definitely attend programs arranged in future dates.” (Shree Bahuddeshiya Sanstha, Nagpur)

Result/ progress/ impact

271 in the year 2013 and 381 individuals in 2014 have attended training courses. Many of them have undergone multiple courses. The participants have improved their knowledge and skills. They are utilizing the information and skills acquired in their routine work. Participants have reported that the training has helped them more in day to day work while dealing with their clients.

Additional info

Here is the training calendar for the year 2015.