CommonHealth (Coalition on Maternal-Neonatal Health and Safe Abortion)

PMNCH constituency

Non-governmental organization

Focal point

Dr Suchitra Dalvie

Position

Coordinator

Health focus

  • Maternal/Reproductive Health
  • Newborn Health

Priority action area(s)

  • Advocacy

Mission statement

CommonHealth' s mission is to:

  • Raise visibility about the unaccceptably high numbers of preventable mortality and mortality among mothers and newborns, and the lack of access to safe abortion, especially among the disadvantaged
  • Mobilize advocates from different constituencies who will collectively generate pressure in a deliberate, organized and systematic way to:
    • ensure effective implementation of relevant policies anbd programmes
    • contribute to the development of new policies
    • build a rights-based and gender-sensitive perspective within communities, health care providers, researchers, administrators, elected representatives and the media.
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GENERAL INFORMATION

Organization e-mail:

cmnhsa@gmail.com

Full address:

C/O Centre for Enquiry into Health and Allied Themes (Cehat), Survey No. 2804 & 2805, Aram Society Road, Vakola, Santacruz (east), Mumbai-400055

Country:

India

Telephone:

+ 91 22 2667 3154

Number of staff:

N/A

Scope of work:

National

Year established:

2006

WHO Region:

South-East Asia