COPASAH - Innovative use of ICT for Community Monitoring in Health, Workshop, Jan 2015
Innovative use of Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) for Community Monitoring in Health Capacity Building Workshop, Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh), January 8-10, 2015
With a view to sustain processes of social accountability practices and to strengthen the existing community of practitioners to innovate in community monitoring practices to promote health rights of the marginalised, especially with the use of technology, COPASAH Steering Committee has decided to hold a three day COPASAH (for South Asia region) facilitated innovative use of ICT workshop in India. The capacity building workshop will be held at BHOPAL in Madhya Pradesh (INDIA) from January 8 to January 10, 2015.
The workshop intends to strengthen the community based monitoring work by using technology and the value addition to the traditional Community Based Monitoring would be training of practitioners in learning ‘PHOTO VOICE’ methodology to document evidences for accountability and social mobilisation. Besides Photo Voice, the practitioners will also be trained to engage with other audio visual tools and technology such cell phones, video cameras, video clippings from cell phones and other media tools such as SMS, website, blogs, face book etc.
The workshop proposes to enhance the capacity of nearly 30 practitioners in Community Monitoring from across six states of India including Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.
This has been undertaken under the documentation of COPASAH project