Profiles of Indian NGOs & National – Ineternational Funding Agencies – Government Grants

Himachal Pradesh Voluntary Health Association (HPVHA), Shimla

Add : Hpvha Complex, Bus Stand Sector 2, Phase-1
Himachal Pradesh
Tel : 0177-2670132
Mobile : 94183 27253
Email :
Website :
Contact Person : Mohan Lal Sharma, Secretary
Purpose : Social Work.
Aim/Objective/Mission : Mission : making health a reality for the people of himachal pradesh. Vision : respect for human rights and social justice, a strengthen health movement in the state, generation of demand for the public health system, equitable provision and distribution. Objective: distributive justice in health care programmes leading to self-reliance of the community and increased community participation. To fulfil the needs of the community with optimum utilisation of existing resources. To create an environment for building up a people?s movement through effective networking, lobbying, campaigning and grassroots mobilization. To help in evolution of low cost, appropriate and people oriented health programmes in harmony with the traditional knowledge and skills of community. To provide support services to community development programmes taken up by the grass root level voluntary organizations. To conduct research and studies on various aspects of social development and initiate advocacy with the state government. To provide training, education and capacity building of the community with regard to their rights and demands. To strengthen voluntary organizations working in the area of health and social development. To enhance the collaboration between government and voluntary organisations. To play a major role in the larger area of social justice, environment and sustainable development. To work for the development, welfare and education of children in need and distress. To work for the attainment/protection of the rights of the children. To work of the welfare of disabled person and protection of their rights. About us: hpvha is a state chapter of voluntary health association of India(vhai) and is a network of leading ngo?s of himachal pradesh engaged in health, inclusive growth, sustainable developmental activities in the state. Hpvha is working on issues and concerns of health and development in since 198hpvha is a registered non profit-making society registered under society registration act, xxi of 1860 having a secular constitution which aims at improving the health of the people irrespective of the caste, creed, sex and religion. The organization works in the field of community health and development, child rights rural sanitation and grass root member voluntary orgnizations to plan, implement and evaluate their development programmes. Another important role that the organization performs is liaisoning for the grass root non-profit organizations with the state government the central govt. And national/international agencies. The organization is committed to promote social justice through equitable provision of health services in the state. The organization works in the field of community health and helps the grass root level voluntary organizations to plan, implement and evaluate their developmental programmes. Hpvha is committed to promoting social justice by ensuring provision of health services and assuring access to same in himachal pradesh. Hpvha strongly advocates that enlightened people respond responsibly to health needs of their families and larger communities. As a voluntary organization which in itself is an important component of civil society, hpvha has evolved as a model in hp for effective formulation and implementation of sustainable development programmes. With the passage of time hpvha has started implementing different project on public health, hiv prevention/care and support, disability, child rights, education, reproductive and child health, maternal health and research and analysis of budget for right based advocacy, iec campaign on personnel and public hygiene under tsc and nrdwp, health service in un-served and under served areas, capacity building and strengthening of grass root organizations and policy advocacy and formulation of government schemes. Hpvha is associated as member in various state and district level government committees. State rch governing council. State aids control society. State mental health authority. State blindness society. State coordination committee on population education. State national rural health mission committee, state coordination committee to combat trafficking and sexual exploitation of women and children. State pndt advisory committee. State steering committee for ec health sector reform programme. State level coordination and monitoring committee on tobacco control state blood transfusion council state level committee for out standing youth club award. Directorate level advisory committee of national service scheme (nss), higher education shimla state legal service authority under nalsa district level coordination and monitoring committee on tobacco control in all district shimla district health mission bilaspur district health mission childline advisory board, shimla and solan children welfare committee, shimla and solan city sanitation task force municipal corporation shimla district level steering committee in bilaspur, shimla and solan on community led assessment, awareness, advocacy and action programme (clap) for environment protection and carbon neutrality in hp. District water and sanitation committee under total sanitation campaign in bilaspur, hamirpur and solan districts. District registering authority for registration of clinical establishment in shimla hpvha as a member in national level committee: state convener for campaign against child trafficking state convener for advocacy forum for tobacco control state convener for jan sawasthya parmpra manch, igsss state chapter of voluntary health association of India(vhai) state nodal agency for village resource centre, isro strength of hpvha: himachal pradesh voluntary health association is a federation of voluntary ngos of the state and is the member of more than 25 governing committees formed by state government under different schemes and programme for better implementation. The organization has partnerships with national and international agencies at independent level and state and centre level government agencies. Partnership of hpvha with foreign partners: american cancer society, usa, la mansion des Himalaya (mdh) france, room to read Indiatrust, new delhi, misereor, germany, the international union against tuberculosis and other lung disease, save the children, help age india.

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