Sida Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Training Programme 2018

Sida Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Training Programme 2018

Deadline: April 10, 2018

Applications are invited for the 300c Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, 22,5 credit course at Lund University. The International Training Programme in SRHR is designed for individuals holding positions in organizations in the area of SRHR and who are qualified to participate in reform processes at various levels.

The programme offers participants the training necessary to help their organizations define and achieve both short- and long-term goals. Participants will discuss the latest developments in their field with colleagues and experts, develop a network of colleagues from other countries and acquire enhanced knowledge and practical skills in working methods in the SRHR area. Participation in the programme assumes your organization wishes to carry out changes and invest its resources in the process.

The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) has commissioned Lund University (LU) to carry out an advanced training programme in SRHR between 2014 and 2018. They are seeking participants who are able to promote sustainable and equitable development in their countries through their positions in governmental organizations, teaching hospitals, medical facilities, civil society organizations, and the private sector.


  • The programme encourages applicants to apply as ‘country teams’. Preference will be given to country teams consisting of 4 to 6 participants who represent a range of professions listed below.
  • The target groups for the training programme are persons working within the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights area at the following levels:
    • Local level: Midwives, nurse/midwives and obstetricians working in a clinical setting with the possibility of influencing decision making in their respective settings.
    • Intermediate level: Professionals responsible for educational/training activities within the SRHR area at district or provincial level.
    • Central level: SRHR professionals at teaching institutions at national level, and policy makers at national level (Ministry of Health or Ministry of Education). In addition to the above, the programme will be open to staff from national NGOs and from the private sector working in the field of SRHR.


The application should be uploaded here at the latest on April 10, 2018. Applicants experiencing difficulties with the online application should submit the paper application to the nearest Swedish embassy or consulate at the latest on April 10, 2018.

Download the application form

For more information, visit SRHR Training at Lund University.