Two days advocacy meeting for Sanjha Prayas Network in UP under Amplify Change project was organized on April 25 and 26, 2019, at Hotel Sunrise Inn, Lucknow. The meeting was organized by Uttar Pradesh Voluntary Health Association with the support of Ipas Development Foundation.

Ipas Development Foundation, New Delhi and Lucknow teams, along with partners NGOs of 10 districts of UP and UPVHA team participated in the meeting. The objective of the meeting was to discuss on advocacy plans of ten districts by partner NGOs under Amplify Change, to increase knowledge on health services, to develop a common understanding of the advocacy goals of the “Sanjha Prayas” network and to build practical skills and provide assistants/tools for the network to undertake advocacy activities.

During meeting, there was discussion held on MTP Act, safe abortion, family planning and contraception. Discussion was also held on District Level Committee, Rogi Kalyan Samiti, functions of ASHA, ANM, anganwadi workers, etc. Total 27 participants participated in the meeting.