Nepal (Lamjung)
Location: Lamjung District
Maternal and Child Health Promotion
Improved Outcomes for Maternal and Child health in Lamjung district of Nepal.

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.

Objective/Project Target/Output (stats)

Impact so far:

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

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