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Intervention strategies

Sama uses a range of inter-connected intervention strategies to achieve the organizational vision, aims and objectives, such as:

  1. Training, building capacities and leadership
  2. Policy advocacy and monitoring
  3. Research
  4. Creation and dissemination of knowledge resources
  5. Building partnerships, active constituencies and networks


These activities reach out to the following beneficiaries (direct and indirect):

  • Civil Society Organisations: community based organisations, coalitions and networks Jan Swasthya Abhiyan and its constituent networks, Medico Friend Circle, the autonomous women’s movement, women’s groups and collectives, the bioethics movement, academic institutions; media; legal aid organisations; national and regional associations of health professionals and doctors and other service providers.
  • Community Representatives: primarily women; men and adolescents; persons from marginalized communities including but not limited to dalit, adivasi, religious minorities, and LGBTQ communities.
  • State and Autonomous/ Quazi State Bodies: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), CDSCO, Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD), National Commission for Women (NCW), National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Parliamentarians, etc.
  • Media