|Community of Practitioners on Accountability and Social Action in Health||
Who we are
COPASAH is a community where practitioners who share an interest and passsion for the field of community monitoring for accountability in health interact regularly and engage in exchanging experiences and lessons; sharing resources, capacities and methods; in the production and dissemination of conceptual, methodological and practical outputs towards strengthening the field; and in networking and capacity building among member organizations.
Defensores Comunitarios por el Derecho a la Salud: Una red de esperanza en Guatemala
En muchos municipios de Guatemala, estar enfermo es estar condenado a morir. Este es un país que no invierte en servicios públicos, con altos niveles de corrupción, poca institucionalidad y una población que desconoce sus derechos.
Rights-Based Citizen Monitoring in Peru: Evidence of Impact from the Field
This is a story of how women have taken the lead in becoming change agents – leading citizen led drives in Puno, Peru, where today women have the mantel to monitor their government run health facilities.
COPASAH Social Accountability Dialogue (CoPSAD) - 3
Theme: Use of ICT for Social Accountability
July 12, 2017, 16.00 - 17.30 (IST), 10.30 - 12.00 (GMT)
Information Communication Technology ( ICTs) have been used in different manners for social accountability, to bridge divides in order to facilitate quicker and efficient communication for meeting the community health needs and for prioritizing in health planning. COPASAH also used this concept of ICTs for social accountability across six locations of India...
COPASAH Social Accountability Dialogue (CoPSAD) - 2
Theme: Mapping Social Accountability in Health in East Southern Africa
April 24, 2017, 12 PM (GMT)
The second webinar in the series was held on April 24, 2017; 12 pm GMT on the theme ‘Mapping Social Accountability in Health in ESA’. In this dialogue independent researcher Luul Balestra, shared the findings from a study ‘Mapping Social Accountability in Health in East Southern Africa’ done by her in collaboration with COPASAH during the period of June-October, 2016.
COPASAH Social Accountability Dialogue (CoPSAD)-1
Theme: Can Social Accountability Strengthen Family Planning Programming?
March 15, 2017, 14.30-15.30 (IST), 09.00-10.00 (GMT)
COPASAH launched its Social Accountability Dialogue Series (CoPSAD) in March 2017, with a view to facilitate mutual learning among practitioners and accountability thinkers across the globe. The series intends to enrich the field of social accountability with insights and experiences from the field of accountability practice.
COPASAH South Asia Exchange and Strengthening meet on social Accountability in Health in the South Asia Region December 4-6,2016, Kathmandu, Nepal
COPASAH - Community of Practitioners on Accountability and Social Action in Health - is a global community of practitioners who share a people –centric vision and human rights based approach to health, health care and human dignity.
COPASAH at Fourth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research (GSHSR) 2016
November 14-18, 2016, Vancouver Convention Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia
COPASAH (Community of Practitioners on Accountability and Social Action in Health) had a significant presence at the Fourth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research (GSHSR), 2016 convened from November 14-18 at the Vancouver Convention Centre, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
The Roma People in Europe: A Story of Marginalization and Exclusion
The Roma People and related minority communities constitute Europe's largest and most vulnerable minority and are present in nearly all member states. There are an estimated 10-12 million Roma in Europe, particularly in Bulgaria (10.33% of total population), Republic of Macedonia (9.59%), Slovakia (9.17 %), Romania (8.32%), Serbia (excluding Kosovo) (8.18%) and Hungary (7.05%). Turkey, Albania, Greece and Spain are other countries where they constitute close to 3 % population of the total.
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