Completed 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.

  • Maternal and Neonatal Health Services

Project on Maternal and Newborn Health (MANASHI)

FAIRMED Nepal’s maternal and newborn health project called “Matri Tatha Navajat Shishu Swasthya Pariyojana” (MANASHI) was supporting the Ministry of Health and Population to improve Kapilvastu district’s maternal and neonatal health. To do so, FAIRMED carried out interventions such as constructing and equipping birthing centres, increasing access to and utilization of obstetric services, increasing access of women with disabilities to safe motherhood services, promoting health seeking behaviours by mobilizing communities and strengthening referral mechanisms in 45 focused the then village development committees (four rural municipalities and six municipalities).

  • Healthcare for people with disabilities

Project on Post Earthquake Recovery (UPAKAR)

During any natural calamity, access to health facilities is of prime need as it helps to prevent potential epidemic outbursts while providing required life saving medical support and treatment. UPAKAR was designed and implemented following the devastating Gorkha earthquake of April 15, 2015 that measured 7.8 in the Richter scale. The project supported the District Health Office of Sindhupalchowk to resume critically-needed health services in two rural municipalities and one municipality to strengthen mechanism for health service delivery, and improve health seeking behavior among women, children and persons living with disability by reprioritizing their need for health care.

  • Maternal and Neonatal Health Services

Project on Rural Health Improvement

FAIRMED Nepal’s Rural Health Improvement Project (RHIP) supported the improvement of maternal and neonatal health in Baglung district. To do so, FAIRMED constructed and equipped birthing centres, carried out capacity building of health workers, promoted health seeking behaviour by mobilizing communities in coordination with local authorities. The project also focused on Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) and disability. The project was implemented in two rural municipalities and one municipality. Moreover, it incorporated water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) as a cross cutting theme.