Current Projects in Nepal

FAIRMED's target group in Nepal are Mothers and New-born, People affected by Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), and People with Disabilities.

The programs of FAIRMED Nepal are designed based on its strengh, expertise, and global organizational mandate to strengthen the government priorities in reaching the unreached for inclusive development.

  • Neglected tropcial diseases
  • Healthcare for people with disabilities
  • Maternal and Neonatal Health Services

Essential Health Project (EHP) - Scale Up

FAIRMED has been implementing Essential health Project in collaboration with government and partners at local, provincial and federal levels aiming to improve health status of communities through accountable and equitable health service delivery system with specific focus on integrated Neglected Tropical Disease (NTD) and Maternal/Neonatal Health (MNH) approach. EHP is functional in 18 municipalities/rural municipalities across Kapilvastu, Rupandehi and Nawalparasi West in Lumbini Province. To bring success at a larger scale and create a wider impact, the project scaled up its effective approaches and activities based on its learnings to 10 additional municipalities/rural municipalities of Rupandehi and Nawalparasi West in 2021. .

  • Neglected tropcial diseases
  • Healthcare for people with disabilities
  • Maternal and Neonatal Health Services

Rural Health Improvement Project (RHIP) - Scale-Up

The project is implemented in 10 municipalities/rural municipalities of Baglung and in 3 rural municipalities of Rukum East. Interventions of the Rural Health Improvement Project (RHPIP) Scale-Up project aims to strengthen the local health system by working closely with the local government, promotion health seeking behavior, reducing stigma by educating, empowering, and mobilizing the communities and existing local groups using various tools and techniques. The project plans to use this approach through strategic local community partnerships to ensure sustainability. The major thematic areas of the project are Maternal and Neonatal Health (MNH), Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), and Disability.

 

  • Neglected tropcial diseases
  • Healthcare for people with disabilities
  • Maternal and Neonatal Health Services

BISWAS Project

With experiences gained from the current and past projects, FAIRMED Nepal has launched a project “BISWAS- Building Trust and Confidence among NTD Affected and Vulnerable Population” in three districts of Province 1: Jhapa, Morang and Sunsari, focusing on Neglected Tropical Disease and Maternal and Neonatal Health as key components. The project aims to strengthen local health system by working closely with municipalities, and promoting health-seeking behavior, educating, empowering, and mobilizing the communities and existing local groups using various participatory tools and techniques.