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Community Partnerships Broaden Access to Maternal and Neonatal Health Care In Nepal, mountainous terrain, difficult weather conditions and the scarcity of roads are an obstacle for rural families in need of maternal or neonatal care. In regions where a single foot path winding its way through the mountains is all that conn...
UNICEF, (2003)
National Safe Motherhood and Newborn Health-Long Term Plan (NSMNH-LTP) This revised National Safe Motherhood and Newborn Health Long Term Plan (NSMNH-LTP) 2006-2017 has been developed to be in line with the Second Long Term Plan Health Plan (1997-2017), the Nepal Health Sector Programme Implementation Plan and Millenniu...
GoN, NSMNH-LTP/UNFPA, (2006)
Trends and Determinants of Maternal and Child Nutrition in Nepal Further Analysis of the Nepal Demographic and Health Surveys, 1996-2011 Kathmandu, Nepal August 2013 Nepal has made considerable progress in reducing major micronutrient deficiencies over the past decade and a half; it is one of the few countries in the world that is on track to meet the micronutrients-related goals of the 1990 World Summit for Chil...
GON, UNICEF, (2013)
Maternal Mortality Maternal mortality has become one of the leading causes for the death of women in Nepal. Various factors are responsible for the occurrence of maternal mortality, specially among adolescent girls. Nepal has achieved impressive progress in reducing ma...
UN, (2017)
A report of the Conference on Advocating Universal Access to Reproductive Health Services and Commodity Security 28-30 Less than seven years from 2015,significant changes remain to meeting the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The countries of South Asia are likely to meet MDG5 : "Improve maternal Health",which includes reducing maternal mortality. The maternal mo...
UNFPA, (2009)
Addressing the Attitudes of Service Providers: Increasing Access to Professional Midwifery Care in Nepal Increasing access to professional care during labour and delivery is the central strategy in Nepal’s commitment to reducing its maternal mortality ratio. This paper outlines a number of complementary interventions used by the Nepal Safer Motherhood P...
UNICEF, (2008)
Needs Assessment on the availability of Emergency Obstetric Care Services in eight districts The Needs Assessment survey was conducted in eight districts selected for implementation of the Maternal and Newborn Health (MNH) Project, a part of the Support to the Safe Motherhood Programe. The eight districts are Jumla, Humla, Accham, Dang, Kavr...
UNICEF, (2006)
Review of Maternal Health Policies/Strategies from a Reproductive Rights Perspective #MaternalHealth #MaternalHealthPolicies #Reproductive Rights #WomenRights There is a strong consensus among health experts regarding effective interventions to address maternal mortality, these are generally easy to reach and are even cost- effective. Yet many women living in the eleven countries selected for the review do...
UNFPA, (2010)
National Safe Motherhood and Newborn Health-Long Term Plan (NSMNH-LTP) This revised National Safe Motherhood and Newborn Health Long Term Plan (NSMNH-LTP) 2006-2017 has been developed to be in line with the Second Long Term Plan Health Plan (1997-2017), the Nepal Health Sector Programme Implementation Plan and Millenniu...
GoN, NSMNH-LTP/UNFPA, (2006)
Post Training Follow- up for Skilled Birth Attendants: Review of Implementation Experiences -September 2009 In 2006 the Government of Nepal (GoN) approved the National Policy on Skilled Birth Attendants, in line with intern ational recognition of the critical role of the Skilled Birth Attendant (SBA) in reducing maternal mortality. This policy used the ...
UNFPA, (2009)
National in-Service Training Strategy for Skilled Birth Attendants 2006 –2012 The maternal mortality ratio in Nepal is among the highest in South Asia, at 539 per 100,000 live births. Neonatal deaths are also unacceptably high. Global evidence shows that a large proportion of these deaths can be averted through the implementat...
SBA/UNFPA, (2007)
Maternal Death Surveillance and Response (MDSR) Highlights: 1. Maternal Death Notification 2. Maternal Death Review 3. Implementation 4. Demographics #Ratio #MaternalDeath ...
WHO, UNFPA, (2016)
Nepal : Maternal and Reproductive Health at a Glance Nepal is one of three landlocked South Asian countries. In 2012, its population was 27 million and per capita income $1,470. The economy grew despite the 1996-2006 conflict but it did not accelerate post-conflict. Economic growth slowed to 3.6 percen...
WB, (2014)
Health : Nepal Earthquake Cluster Brief ( July 2015 ) Almost 3 months after the 25 April earthquake, public health needs in the affected districts continue to be addressed. Of the more than 1,000 health facilities that had been damaged, the Health Ministry with the support of health cluster partners hav...
UNOCHA, (2015)
A Social Determinants Approach to Maternal Health It has long been understood that health outcomes are profoundly shaped not just by biological factors but also by the social, economic and cultural environment, including people’s positions in various social hierarchies. Increasing evidence suggests ...
UNDP, (2011)
Maternal Mortality Maternal mortality is one of the leading causes of death for women of reproductive age in Nepal. Reasons for this include inadequate health care, lack of family planning, long distances to medical facilities, and early marriage, which leads young gir...
UNFPA, (2016)