EQUINET through the Community Working Group on Health (CWGH) as the cluster lead for the work on social empowerment in health, in partnership with Training and Research Support Centre (TARSC), University of Cape Town (UCT) and Lusaka District Health Office (LDHO), with support from Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa (OSIEA) have embarked on a regional programme, ‘HCCs as a vehicle for social participation in health systems in East and Southern Africa’ to address some of the outcomes mentioned above. This report documents the proceedings during the Regional HCC exchange visit held at Mwanza clinic, Goromonzi district on the 20th of June 2017 and the review meeting held in Harare on the 21st of June 2017. The meeting aimed to: discuss experiences with laws, policies, guidelines and constitutions on HCCs; share experiences in using Photovoice to enhance the role of HCCs; discuss current training materials and programmes for HCCs in the region and discuss strengthening of internal capacities of institutions working with HCCs through information exchange and skills inputs.
Governance and participation in health
Title of publication Are Health Centre Committees a Vehicle for Social Participation in Health? Report on a Regional HCC Review Meeting, June 2017
Date of publication
Report on a Regional HCC Review Meeting in the Strengthening Health Centre Committees as a Vehicle for Social Participation in Health Systems in East and Southern Africa programme, 21st June 2017, EQUINET. Harare
health centre committees; East and Southern Africa
East and southern Africa region
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