Second workshop to support community and Civil Society (CS) engagement in CCM Nepal was organized by CCM Nepal with partnership of APCASO and financial support from BACKUP-Health GIZ. The workshop was conducted from 4th to 6th September 2019.
The workshop started with introduction of the participants followed by objective sharing of different session, Introduction to Global Fund and CCM, CCM Endline assessment preliminary findings sharing. There was sensitization of various indicators for CCM members and alternates and networks. Along with this there was Code of Conduct orientation and at the end of the day there was session regarding Community rights and gender. The sessions were facilitated via presentation, discussions, brainstorming and energizer games.
The day started with the reflection of the previous day. Mr. Mahendra Prasad Shrestha, Oversight Committee Chair, Chief, Health Planning and Coordination Division, Ministry of Health and Population shared his key notes regarding the CCM progress and appeal to CCM members to continue their contribution and advocate issues of their constituencies for strengthening CCM and eliminate Additional Safeguard Policy posed by Global Fund.
The workshop continued with various sessions- Human Rights and power walk session among CCM members and KP, Communication capacity building session and ways to improve communication barriers. Ms. Rashmi Shrestha Thapa, malaria constituency, oriented the participants on Malaria in Nepal along with its history, national strategies and methods to eliminate malaria in Nepal. Ms. RD Marte, Executive Director of APCASO, oriented participants about TB through quiz. At the end of the day there was discussion about engagement plan. The sessions were facilitated via presentation, discussions, brainstorming and energizer games.
Post Workshop meeting was done with CCM members and alternates. Further updates on CCM Nepal were shared among CCM members and their alternate regarding the work been carried out in core functions and way forward. The meeting gave the agenda for further discussion in upcoming CCM meeting.