Established by St. Francis Xavier University in 1959, and named for Rev. Dr. Moses Coady, the Coady International Institute works with innovative people and organizations to create effective, practical and sustainable solutions to reduce global poverty and injustice. The Coady Institute accomplishes this through leadership education, action partnerships, and research.
Community-based Monitoring of health services is a key strategy of National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) to ensure that the services reach those for whom they are meant, especially for those residing in rural areas, the poor, women and children. Community Monitoring is also seen as an important aspect of promoting community led action in the field of health. This process was facilitated by Advisory Group of Community Action (AGCA)
Hesperian Health Guides is a health information and health education source that supports individuals and communities in their struggles to realize the right to health. We develop easy to read materials that are produced in many languages. All are available through the bookstore and the new Hesperian Digital Commons.
LogoLink, the Learning Initiative on Citizen Participation and Local Governance, is a global network of practitioners from civil society organizations, research institutions and governments created to stimulate and support civil society organizations and networks to engage in citizen participation and social control of public policies at the local level.
The Participation Power and Social Change Team at Institute for Development Studies, Sussex Through research, innovation and learning in rights-based and participatory approaches, the team works with people to identify and implement alternative approaches to social change that respond to local situations and bridge operational practice with research and policy change.
The People´s Health Movement has its roots in grassroots people's movement and owes its genesis to many health networks and activists who have been concerned by the growing inequities in health over the last 25 years. The PHM calls for a revitalisation of the principles of the Alma-Ata Declaration which promised Health for All by the year 2000 and complete revision of international and domestic policy that has shown to impact negatively on health status and systems.
PG Exchange is a global online platform for knowledge development, sharing and learning on participatory governance (PG). This site provides information on a wide range of participatory governance practices and tools – all aimed at achieving more transparent, responsive, accountable and effective governance, at both the local and national level, through active citizen participation.
The Asset-Based Community Development Institute (ABCD) is at the center of a large and growing movement that considers local assets as the primary building blocks of sustainable community development. It is located at the School of Education and Social Policy at Northwestern University, Illinois.
The Social Medicine Portal, a project developed by faculty members of the Department of Family and Social Medicine of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. The portal contains links to websites, documents and presentations devoted to social medicine.
In an effort to capture the diverse experiences from across the world and make them available in one single place, the World Bank began developing a Sourcebook in 2005 on these approaches for reference, familiarization and inspiration. Practitioners and decision makers in the World Bank and in client countries constitute the primary audience for the Sourcebook.