Sanjeev Kumar Sharma

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Sanjeev Kumar Sharma - 2017 Nominee
Position: Project Executive
Organization: Ipas Development Foundation
Current Location: New Delhi
Masters in Social Work
Sanjeev's USP is his ability to work with community health workers on provision of empathetic care for women. He customizes counselling for contraception for CHWs to make them champions of FP interventions at the village level. – Dr. Vasanthi Krishnan, Project Director at Ipas Development Foundation
Describe your contributions to and achievements in family planning.

I have worked consistently with community health workers (CHWs) to increase awareness on contraception and family planning services. Over the years, I have developed customized counselling modules for CHWs to ensure increased awareness and accessibility of family planning services for women.

What sparked your passion for family planning?

The poor access of reproductive health services among women drove me to work in the field to ensure high quality family planning services for women. I have been working in the field for over three years now and my focus has been to ensure increased access to family planning services.

Give one or two examples of how you display leadership in your family planning work.:

I have conducted regular training session with CHWs to increase awareness among women regarding contraceptive methods and technologies.
I have developed a customized counselling module for CHWs to ensure that women get correct information various contraceptive methods and services.

If you are named a winner of 120 under 40, how will you use this new platform and the $1000 grant to advance your work? :

I shall use the grant fund to develop innovative strategies for engaging with men on awareness generation on methods of contraception.

Photos of the nominee in the field/at work
Training session for CHWs on FP services

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