The Lamjung district is situated in the lap of the Himalayas, with a population of 164,784. The total literacy rate is 71.5%. The health care system does not reach most of the communities, where need is severely high. Most health centres lack resources and trained health workers.
Goal of the Project
- To increase the use of maternal, child health & family planning services
- Facilitate greater awareness of maternal and child health which will lead to improved health-seeking and health-promotion behaviours
- Strengthen the capacity of caregivers, Female Community Health Volunteers (FCHVs) and government maternal and child health services to improve the health status of mothers and children
- Advocate for improved service delivery to support the implementation of the Government of Nepal’s (GoN) maternal and child health agenda.