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The project coordinates long-term earthquake risk reduction planning with the Government of Nepal, schools, and communities to increase earthquake awareness and preparedness.

The Health Communication Capacity Collaborative (HC3) project aims to strengthen the institutional and technical capacity of the National Health Education Information Communication Centre, Ministry of Health and Population to design, implement and evaluate Social Behavior Change and Communication (SBCC) programs for family planning. 

USAID, the U.S. Embassy, and the Hariyo Ban Program are pleased to announce an info-graphic contest on climate change, finishing up with an exciting week-long exhibition on the same theme. Winners will receive exciting prizes, and their work will be exhibited as part of a week-long exhibition on the environment in June.

Programs that assist developing nations to improve their agricultural sectors and food security are a key way to reduce extreme poverty. The new USAID Regional Development Mission for Asia “Agricultural Learning Exchange for Asian Regional Networking” project focuses on establishing learning exchanges of innovative farming practices and technologies among countries in the Asia region – namely, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Nepal, India, and Thailand.

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) under its Feed the Future initiative has contracted Winrock International to implement the Knowledge-Based Integrated Sustainable Agriculture in Nepal (KISAN) II Project. KISAN II aims to increase resilience, inclusiveness and sustainability of income growth in the Feed the Future Zone of Influence.
 
 
 

 

Su-SWASTHA operates in the Mid-Western Region where socio-economic development lags far behind.  In 2009, there was an extensive cholera epidemic in the Mid- and Far Western Regions which claimed the lives of more than 300 people and drew attention to the urgent need for improvements of WASH conditions.  Despite the fact that young children are more susceptible to diarrheal disease caused by unclean water as well as poor sanitation and hygiene practices, school sanitation continues to be an underfunded sector in Nepal. This project aims to improve water, sanitation and hygiene in 54 selected schools via a school-led total sanitation approach that not only improves sanitation in these facilities but also promotes small-scale household water treatment systems in the homes where the students and teachers live.

USAID/Nepal Saath-Saath Project reduces the transmission and impact of HIV and AIDS and improves reproductive health among selected most-at-risk populations in a manner that supports the Government of Nepal.

The Government of Nepal’s Ministry of Health and Population (MOHP) has achieved award-winning success in improving maternal and infant health across the country. The Ministry continues to strive further in the areas of maternal, newborn and child health and just last year achieved Millennium Development Goals 4 (Reduce Child Mortality) and 5 (Improve Maternal Health). To build on these successes, USAID provides direct funding to the Government of Nepal to strengthen MOHP staff capacity and management systems with the end goal of improving quality and access to services, focused on marginalized and vulnerable communities. Through this direct funding approach, USAID leverages host country systems and personnel to reach people who have the greatest need for quality maternal and child health services.

USAID/Nepal’s Health for Life project will strengthen the Government of Nepal’s capacity to plan, manage and deliver high-quality family planning and maternal, newborn and child health services at the district and local levels.

USAID’s “Ghar Ghar Maa Swasthya” (GGMS, or “Healthy Homes) Project seeks to improve the health of disadvantaged populations in Nepal by improving access to and availability of health goods and services, especially in hard-to-reach rural areas, through social marketing and franchising.

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Last updated: January 28, 2022

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