Sexual and reproductive health

The HRP Alliance for Research Capacity Strengthening (RCS)


The HRP Alliance advisory board (AB) oversees the activities of the HRP Alliance. The AB meets once a year relying on virtual communication in-between meetings. Its work is reported to the HRP Strategic and Technical Advisory Group (STAG) and Policy and Coordination Committee (PCC).

Collaborators, institutions or networks engaging in RCS

Within WHO

Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR)

TDR supports innovative research on neglected priority needs for disease control. Our goal is to support research in the countries where the diseases are prevalent. TDR helps low- and middle-income countries to strengthen their capacity to conduct research and use research evidence while setting policies and strategies.

Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research

AHPSR is an international collaboration hosted by the World Health Organization. Since its inception in 1999, the Alliance’s mission has been to promote the generation and use of health policy and systems research (HPSR) as a means to strengthen the health systems of low- and middle-income countries. Through its work with more than 350 partners around the world


  • The Essence network for RCS
  • The Academic Network for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Policy coordinated by Ghent University
  • European midwifery network
  • Primary Health Care and Strengthening Health Systems (SSP / RSS)
  • West African Health Organization (WAHO)
  • Share-Net Netherlands