|SOJOURN – RURAL HEALTH EXCHANGE PROGRAMME|
Organised as part of the World Rural Health Conference '18, SOJOURN is the interface to India's rural health scenario. For those participating in the conference this exchange is designed to deliver a hands-on understanding of the context, complexities, Challenges and channels of service delivery for Rural Health in one of the fastest growing economies of the world.
India is home to 1.324 billion people, with 70% residing in rural areas. India is similar to many of the developing countries with respect to its population size, GDP, natural resources, topographic and demographic diversity, dependence of economy on agrarian sector. But at the same time it is very unique with respect to its government structure, development ideologies and policies. Understanding how some of the organisations working in rural health have designed healthcare interventions for communities in some of the most challenging situations is an expedition in itself.
WHAT REALLY IS SOJOURN?
The Exchange Programme is a unique opportunity for participants to immerse themselves in Rural India and engage with organisations and communities working on solutions to tackle health problems in the last mile communities.
To provide participants an insight into innovative models of Rural healthcare being successfully implemented by pioneering organisations.
HOW DOES IT WORK?
You could choose any one of the two exchange program options:
The best form of learning is Exchange of ideas! Sojourn offers a platform for the participants to share their Reflections from field, Thoughts, Insights and Ideas after the completion of the visit through a presentation of field diaries. This can be a Power point presentation, a poster or a Photo story. It is important and compulsory that All participants submit presentations 10 days after the exchange is over. Exchange report format will be shared on the site soon. Those who wish to share their learnings at the Conference can submit their exchange reports and presentations within two days of the programme being over.We will present the best presentation and have it presented during the conference.
WRHC 2018 is not charging any administrative fee to the participants however all costs of local travel, transport to be borne by the exchange participants.
Dr Anurag Singh
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Dr Abhijit Upadhyaya
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