Maternal Health


In Nepal, maternal mortality is 280/100,000 live births, with 34% occurring in the ante-partum period, 32.5 % in intra-partum period and 28% in postpartum period.   The DHS 2011 suggests that only 48% of women have adequate antenatal care, 35% deliver at facilities, and 44% have adequate post-partum care.  In Nepal, regular check-ups are thought to be unnecessary unless there are complications.  Even with complications, decisions are taken by Read more about Sunaula Hazar Din[…]

HR management


To provide quality services, it is important for service providers to have up-to-date knowledge and skills. The main aim of Lifeline Nepal is to enhance knowledge and skill on different broader technical areas to improve performance in providing quality services in the areas of child health, family planning, and maternal, neonatal health, education (life skills) and agriculture. Training can be a suitable approach to quickly upgrade knowledge and skills Read more about Sunaula Hazar Din[…]

EVM


Among the factors contributing the child survival in Nepal, successful delivery of vaccines is essential to prevent deaths and disability due to disease. However, the constrains still remains in terms of the scare human resources unable to cope up with the new requirement for temperature sensitive vaccines, and also to the cold chain equipment which needs maintenance and repair on a periodic basis, real time information on the equipment status and stock management Read more about Sunaula Hazar Din[…]

Nutrition


Nepal is notoriously food insecure mostly due to its topography. Malnutrition rate are high. 41% of children under five are stunted, 29 % are under weight and 11 % are wasted. . The population, especially mothers and children will be at increased risk of moderate and severe acute malnutrition if there is a lack of production and the access to appropriate and adequate food and reduced access to the health & nutrition services Read more about Sunaula Hazar Din[…]

Neonatal Health


The under-five mortality in Nepal has reduced markedly from 118 (NFHS 1996) to 54 (NDHS 2011) children per thousand live births, which comparatively is still high and the leading causes of which are pneumonia, diarrhea, measles, malaria and malnutrition.
The CB-IMCI program of Nepal started in 1997-98 in phased wise manner and is globally well recognized because of its strong community case management components in which peripheral health workers particularly the female community health volunteers (FCHV) treat pneumonia Read more about Effective Vaccine Management[…]

WASH


Poor water and sanitation significantly impact the health and livelihoods of Nepalese people. Each year, an estimated 10,500 Nepalese children below five years of age die from the effects of diarrhea disease and 12% of children had experienced diarrhea within two weeks of the survey (MICS 2014). WHO estimates that almost 90% of the global diarrhea disease burden can be attributed to unsafe water supply, inadequate sanitation and poor hygienic behavior. Health emergency Read more about Effective Vaccine Management[…]

Health Logistics


 

Logistics is mission critical component of any programs. Likewise, health programs is successful when the supply chain delivers a reliable, uninterrupted supply of essential commodities to clients, so they can choose, obtain, and use these products when and where they are needed. If the service delivery sites are fully stocked with a wide range of essential health commodities, service seekers gain confidence and are more likely to return again Read more about Sunaula Hazar Din[…]

Child Health


 

The under-five mortality in Nepal has reduced markedly from 118 (NFHS 1996) to 54 (NDHS 2011) children per thousand live births, which comparatively is still high and the leading causes of which are pneumonia, diarrhea, measles, malaria and malnutrition.
The CB-IMCI program of Nepal started in 1997-98 in phased wise manner and is globally well recognized because of its strong community Read more about Effective Vaccine Management[…]