The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) is seeking applications for its International Training Programme “Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR)”, 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 Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) has commissioned Lund University (LU) to carry out an advanced training programme in SRHR between 2014 and 2018.
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 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.
Eligible countries: Liberia, South Sudan, Sudan, Uganda and Zimbabwe.
For more information and how to apply, visit: https://itp.sida.se/itp/Programcatalog.nsf/0/80F9DC1C810CDB61C12582B7002...
Deadline: 1 October 2018.