Project Workshops
CEHAT, in collaboration with DMER (Directorate of Medical Education and Research), KEM (King Edward Memorial Hospital) and the UNFPA (United Nations Population Fund) conducted ‘Evidence-based Clinical Practices’, a 1.5-day workshop aimed at increasing gender-sensitivity in the medical curriculum. The workshop was attended by mid to senior level medical practitioners and professors from all over Maharashtra.
Title: A Short Write-up on Clinical Practices: A Workshop
By: Clinical Practices: A Workshop for increasing Gender Sensitivity in Medical Curriculum


The Centre for Enquiry into Health and Allied Themes (CEHAT) is conducting a 1.5 day workshop on ‘Evidence-based Clinical Practices’. This event, organised by CEHAT in collaboration with DMER, KEM and the UNFPA is aimed for senior medical college faculty members of government medical colleges across Maharashtra, such as heads of the department and associate professors of disciplines such as gynaecology, forensic science, internal medicine, community medicine, psychiatry, paediatrics and surgery departments. This workshop, sanctioned by Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS), is a pioneer attempt to include gender as a component in medical education in India. CEHAT will also release gender integrated medical education modules on Forensics and Toxicology, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Preventive and Social Medicine, and Psychiatry.
The Achutha Menon Centre Public Health Conference (AMCCON) conference held on 6 and 7 January 2017 by way of a panel presentation. The theme of AMCCON 2017 was “Recent trends in public health research and practice.” AMCCON 2017 will consist of updates from experts in the field and paper presentations in the following sub-themes: infectious diseases, technologies in public health, and sexual and reproductive health.
Title: Engendering Medical Education
By: Amruta Bavadekar, Sangeeta Rege and Padma Deosthali
Title: Review of Community Medicine Textbooks: Are the textbooks Gender Sensitive Enough
Title: Integration of Gender in Medical Education.
Title: Gender Integration - The PSM Perspective


A Public lecture on “Movement for Humanistic Childbirth in Brazil”. This lecture is being organised by CEHAT- Centre for Enquiry into Health and Allied Themes and COMMONHEALTH- Coalition for Maternal-Neonatal Health and Safe Abortion. The lecture is scheduled from 4.00 pm to 7.00 pm on 1st December, Thursday, 2016 at YMCA, Mumbai Central.
The Cehat team hosted a two day consultation meeting for discussing the Gender modules of five subjects namely Preventive and Social Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Psychiatry, Medicine and Forensic Medicine and Toxicology of the undergraduate MBBS Course. The meeting was held in Mumbai and had mentors from all the five disciplines in attendance along with GME Faculty from the intervention Colleges and also educators who participated in GME phase-1 from the seven colleges.
Title: Presentations by GME Faculty
Title: Presentations by GME Faculty Dr. Priya Prabhu


Centre for Enquiry into Health and Allied Themes (CEHAT) organized a one day state-level Conference on ‘Integrating Gender in Medicine’ for medical educators in the Government Colleges of Maharashtra. The Conference was held in Aurangabad on December 20, 2015. It was an MMC accredited Conference that provided CME (continuing medical education) credit hours to all the participants and speakers.
The workshop was organized for the GME faculty on January 18 & 19, 2016.
Title: Discussion on gender integrated modules


The second training of trainers’ programme of the GME project was conducted from 10th to 14th February, 2015, in Mumbai. It was attended by 20 medical teachers from seven participating medical colleges in Maharashtra. This was the last phase of the training of trainers’ course of the project for participants who had earlier attended the first phase of training in 2015. All five selected departments, viz. Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Preventive and Social Medicine, Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Psychiatry and General Medicine, were represented in the training.
Title: Understanding Concepts: Gender, Patriarchy, Intersectionality
By: Dr. Manisha Gupte
Title: Abortion and Sex Selection.
By: Dr. Manisha Gupte and Dr. Suchitra Dalvie
Title: Panel Discussion: Mainstreaming gender in undergraduate medical teaching and learning
By: Dr. Kamaxi Bhate, Dr. Padmaja Samant, Dr Rajani Jagtap
Title: Gendered Nature of Health Care settings: Planning for gender-sensitive and client-centred health services.
By: Renu Khanna and Dr Sundari Ravindran
Title: Visit to Dilaasa at Bhabha Hospital, Bandra
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CEHAT conducted a short training of trainers programme for inducting new participants in the Integrating Gender in Medical Education project. This training was held on 14th and 15th Nov, 2014, at YMCA, Mumbai Central.
Title: Summary- GME Short Training
The first session of the Training of the Trainers Course in Integrating Gender in Medical Education was held at 8th February 2014 at the YMCA International House, Mumbai.
Title: 1st Day of First Training of Trainers- Introduction
By: Dr. Pravin Shingare, Director (Directorate of Medical Education and Research)
Title: Why Gender Matters
Title: The Social Construction of Gender: Concepts and Evidence
Title: Intersectionalities
Title: Previous day’s recap
By: Renu Khanna
Title: Day 1- Summary
By: Summary
Title: Gender as a Social Determinant of Health
Title: Gender, Sexuality and Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights
By: Renu Khanna and Dr. Suchitra Dalvie
Title: Day 2- Summary
By: Summary
Title: 2nd day’s recap
By: Dr. Suchitra Dalvie
Title: Gender, Sexuality and Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights.
Title: Day 3- Summary
By: Summary
Title: 3rd day’s recap
By: Padma Deosthali
Title: Day 4- Summary
By: Summary
Title: 4th day’s recap
By: Dr. Suchitra Dalvie
Title: Mainstreaming gender in undergraduate medical teaching and learning
By: Dr. Seema Malik
Title: Closing Session
Title: Day 5- Summary
By: Summary



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