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

  • Community Action for Health (CAH) in Tamilnadu
    Fellow in Action

  • Community Health Learning Fellows
    A learning session in progress

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

  • SOCHARA family
    Team, Fellows, Field Mentors and Society Members 10th December 2014

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

  • National Workshop on Social Justice in Health, September 2013

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


  • Jul
    The third E-SOCHARA Newsletter (July 2015) is available online
    E-SOCHARA Newsletter July 2015
  • Jun
    Meeting on the Role of Panchayati Raj in Water and Sanitation
    June 20-21, 2015, Dharmapuri
  • Jun
    9th National IAPHD PG Convention". 19th and 20th June, 2015
    Nellore, Andhra pradesh
  • Jun
    CHLP Batch 12 - Teaching and Learning session began
    1st June-4th July 2015
  • May
    Visit to Urban Health and Climate Resilience Centre (UHCRC), Surat
    May 25-27, 2015
  • Apr
    Qualitative Research, Techniques and Data Analysis Using Open Source Tools
    April 20-22, 2015, Thiruvananthapuram
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