• A session on Decentralized Democracy by Fr. Edwin Sigrez for 12th Batch CHLP

  • Annual Staff Retreat, 6th to 8th October 2015, Bengaluru

  • Academic Research Council of SOPHEA-SOCHARA meeting in Progress.

  • Community Based Sanitation Training in Karnataka by a Team Member and a Fellow

  • Environmental health research and action
    "Health vulnerability assessment with WOTR (partner organization) in Maharashtra"

  • Relevance of Public Health - Orientation session to the 2nd Batch students of Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Public Health by Dr. Thelma Narayan

Society for Community Health Awareness Research and Action (SOCHARA)

Society for Community Health Awareness Research and Action [SOCHARA] is an independent community health resource center registered under Karnataka Societies Registration Act 17A (1960). SOCHARA through its clusters based in Bengaluru, Bhopal and Chennai promote a people-centered paradigm for health and development, envisioned through a community health movement, community health approach to public health problems and engagement in communitizing health policy. SOCHARA continues to participate and strengthen health movements in India and around the world, engaging with various bodies for equitable health and development, towards the goal of ‘Health for All’.  Read more


  • Dec
    Community Health Learning Programme Dissemination Meeting
  • Dec
    CHLP Alumni cum Mentors Meeting-2015
    7th December 2015, Bengaluru
  • Dec
    Academic Research Council (ARC) Meeting on CHLP-2015
    7th December 2015, Bengaluru
  • Nov
    The fifth issue of E-SOCHARA Newsletter November 2015
    available online
  • Sep
    Chennai Circle Meeting on NHRC-JSA Public Hearing 2015
    at Balamandir Research Foundation Hall, T. Nagar, Chennai 17
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