Annual South Asia Leadership in Health Communication Workshop
The rationale for the workshop is to strengthen leadership and strategic communication skills of program managers and staff and build capacity for more effective health communication efforts. This ten-day version of the popular workshop held annually at the Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, USA, is organized under the leadership of Dr. Benjamin Lozare, Director of Training and Capacity Building at JHU CCP and co-facilitated by Ms. Uttara Bharath Kumar, Director Capacity Implementation, Health Communication Capacity Collaborative.

Dr. Benjamin Lozare is the Director of Training and Associate Director of Johns Hopkins CCP. An international communication expert with extensive academic and practical experience, he is recognized and acclaimed for having successfully conducted over 100 similar versions of this workshop worldwide, resulting in an alumni base of over 5000 individuals in over 80 countries. Dr. Lozare, and his training team will guide participants through a journey of learning.

Uttara BharathKumar is Director of Capacity Implementation with the Health Communication Capacity Collaborative and an International communication specialist at Johns Hopkins University. She has over 23 years of experience with behavior change communication program design, implementation and training. Ms. Bharath Kumar is delighted to co-facilitate the LSHC workshop with Dr. Lozare in Nepal.


  • Mid and senior level health communication professionals
  • Those working in the area of behavior change for health and social issues
  • Others interested in the art and science of strategic communication

The ultimate vision of the course is to promote more effective, state of-the-art health and social communication programs that are result oriented and will improve the quality of communication for health and society globally.

The course has been offered ten times in India before.For more information please contact Sanjeeta Agnihotri at- info@ccci.org.in

For the upcoming LSC workshop 2018, please refer to the workshop brochure