13th meeting minutes – January 23, 2009

Advisory Group Members present Agenda Item 1: Confirmation of minutes of 12th AGCA Ms Sudipta highlighted the 12th AGCA actionable points. Members had no suggestions/comments on the minutes of the 12th AGCA and the minutes were finalized. Agenda Item 2: NRHM Common Review Mission – response from review team members Following are the key highlights from state reviews as mentioned by the members: Agenda Item 3: Presentation of findings from review of Community Monitoring Programme Mr S Ramanathan presented the findings of the review of the programme on community monitoring on behalf of the review team. Detailed presentation attached asRead More…

12th meeting minutes – September 2008

AGCA members present: Introduction Mr Nanda welcomed all those present particularly the representatives from MOHFW, GTZ, the representatives from the state nodal NGOs and the three consultants who have expressed an interest to undertake the review of the community monitoring programme. He hoped that GTZ would benefit from the presentation and also share its interest in the community based monitoring and planning effort in the future. Mr Nanda congratulated Dr Narendra Gupta for taking over as managing trustee of Health Watch. Health Watch played a key role in rights based advocacy in the design of RCH-2 and NHRM. Agenda ItemRead More…

11th meeting minutes – June 2008

Advisory Group Members present Agenda Item 1: Introduction Mr A R Nanda welcomed all and invited Dr Ranjit Roy Chaudhary to chair the meeting. He mentioned that today’s agenda had two priorities,  the first being the status of progress of the programme on community monitoring and the suggestions for the future role of AGCA. Dr Roy Chaudhaury welcomed all participants and mentioned that the members had asked for leave of absence. He also welcomed that representatives from the state nodal NGOs who were partners in the programme on community monitoring. This was followed by a self introduction by each participant.Read More…

10th meeting minutes – March 2008

Advisory Group Members Present Prof Ranjit Roy Chaudhury welcomed all participants including the new AGCA members.  The two of the new members, Mr Gopi Gopalakrishnan and Dr Prakasamma introduced themselves. The chair also welcomed Dr Hamid Khan, Consultant, NRHM, MoHFW. Agenda 1: Action Taken and Confirmation on the minutes of the 9th meeting Following are the action taken from the last meeting: All members confirmed the last minutes. Agenda 2: Activities Relating to First Phase of Community Monitoring Dr Ruth Vivek and Ms Sunita Singh made a presentation giving the overall state-wise updates of the community monitoring programme  and theRead More…

9th meeting minutes – December 2007

Advisory Group Members Present Co-opted Member/Special Invitee Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Others in Attendance (invited) AGCA Members who could not attend the meeting and given leave of absence: Mr Nanda welcomed all members present and the invitees from the MoHFW and DFID. Mr Nanda also mentioned that this meeting would focus primarily on the first phase of the programme on community monitoring of health services under NRHM. But apart from community monitoring there is a need to ensure that other issues and ideas are discussed at the AGCA. One such issue to be discussed today is Inclusion ofRead More…

8th meeting minutes – September 2007

Advisory Group/Task Group/Co-opted Members Present Advisory Group Members Task Group Members Co-opted Member/Special Invitee Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Others in Attendance (invited) AGCA Members who could not attend the meeting and given leave of absence: Dr Almas Ali began the meeting by observing a moments silence in memory of Dr N H Antia, a member of the AGCA and who passed away on 26th June, 2007. Dr Ali informed all those present that Mr A R Nanda was unable to attend the meeting due to his illness. He wished a speedy recovery for Mr Nanda. He also informedRead More…

7th meeting minutes – June 2007

Advisory Group Members/Co-opted Members present Advisory Group Members Co-opted Members/Special Invitees Ministry of Health and Family Welfare: Others in Attendance (invited): Members who could not attend the meeting and given leave of absence: Introduction Mr A R Nanda welcomed all the members and other participants for the 7th AGCA meeting. He conveyed to all that Mr Amarjit Sinha from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare had sent his regret since he was busy with the process of State PIP review. He welcomed Dr Tarun Seem from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Mr Nanda informed all that DrRead More…

6th meeting minutes – February 2007

Advisory Group Members/Co-opted Members present Advisory Group Members Co-opted Members/Special Invitees  Ministry of Health and Family Welfare: Special Invitees from the States of Maharashtra and Rajasthan Others in Attendance (invited): Members who could not attend the meeting: Introduction Mr A R Nanda welcomed the members, the NRHM representatives, the representatives from the Governments of Rajasthan and Maharashtra and other participants. He clarified that the AGCA comprises individuals and not representatives of organizations. He mentioned that members should represent themselves at the AGCA and not depute representatives. Agenda Item 1 The Advisory Group approved the minutes of the last meeting. RespondingRead More…

5th meeting minutes – December 2006

Advisory Group Members/Co-opted Members present  Advisory Group Members Co-opted Members Ministry of Health and Family Welfare: Others in Attendance (invited): The fifth meeting of the Advisory Committee on Community Action was organized with the main agenda of further deliberations on strategic frameworks, tools and training curriculum for facilitating community monitoring in NRHM. Ms. S. Jalaja, Mission Director, NRHM graced the meeting with her presence and participation. Agenda No 1: Confirmation of minutes of the Fourth Meeting of the Advisory Group on Community Action – NRHM The members were in agreement with the deliberations and recommendations recorded in the minutes andRead More…

4th meeting minutes – July 2006

Members Present: Representatives of Mission Director, NRHM, Ministry of Health ad Family Welfare:  Others in Attendance (invited): Members who could not attend the meeting: The fourth meeting of the Advisory Committee on Community Action was organized with the main agenda of deliberating on strategic frameworks for facilitating community monitoring in NRHM Mr A R Nanda welcomed the participants and requested Prof. Ranjit Roy Choudhary to Chair the meeting. Agenda No 1: Confirmation of minutes of the Third Meeting of the Advisory Group on Community Action – NRHM The member suggested that the following section ‘Under Janani Suraksha Yojana the membersRead More…

3rd meeting minutes – June 2006

Members Present: Representatives of Mission Director, NRHM, Ministry of Health ad Family Welfare:  Others in Attendance (invited): Members who could not attend the meeting: The third meeting of the Advisory Committee on Community Action was organized with the main agenda of deliberating on strategic frameworks for facilitating community monitoring in NRHM and reviewing the proposal submitted to MoHFW by Prayas, Rajasthan. Mr A R Nanda welcomed the participants and requested Dr Shanti Ghosh to Chair the meeting. Agenda No 1: NRHM Update – presentation by NRHM representative Dr Tarun Seem presented an update on NRHM. The presentation highlighted the followingRead More…

2nd meeting minutes – December 2005

Members Present:  Representatives of Mission Director, NRHM, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Others in Attendance (invited) Members who could not attend the meeting: The second meeting of the Advisory Committee on Community Action was organized with the main agenda of reviewing the proposals submitted to MoHFW by FRCH, Pune and SIHFW, Rajasthan. Mr A R Nanda welcomed the participants and requested Prof. Ranjit Roy Chaudhury to Chair the meeting. Agenda No.1: Confirmation of minutes of the first meeting held on October 20, 2005 The minutes of the first meeting held on October 20, 2005 were confirmed with the suggestionsRead More…

1st meeting minutes – October 2005

The members requested Dr N H Antia to Chair the meeting. Ms Jalaja, Mission Director stated that the goal of forming advisory group is to develop strategies towards operationalising and involving the community in National Rural Health Mission.