Nepal (Lamjung)
Location: Lamjung District
Maternal and Child Health Promotion
Improved Outcomes for Maternal and Child health in Lamjung district of Nepal.
PARTNER: Human Development and Community Services (HDCS)

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.

Project Impact

Impact so far:

  • 19,583 women participated in Safe Motherhood classes in 2018

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