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 New born Health (MANASHI)
FAIRMED Nepal’s Maternal and Newborn health called “Matri Tatha Navajat Shishu Swasthya” (MANASHI) is supporting the Ministry of Health and Population to improve the Kapilvastu district’s maternal and neonatal health. To do so, FAIRMED is constructing and equipping birthing centers, increasing access to and utilization of obstetric services, increasing access of women with disabilities to safe motherhood services, promoting health seeking behaviors by mobilizing communities and strengthening referral mechanisms in 45 focused Village Development Committees (4 rural municipalities and 6 municipalities).
- Healthcare for people with disabilities
Project on Post Earthquake Recovery (UPAKAR)
During any natural calamities, access to health facilities is of prime need as it helps to prevent potential epidemic outbursts while providing required life saving medicines and treatment. UPAKAR was designed and implemented following the devastating 7.6 Richter scale Gorkha earthquake of April 15, 2015. The project is supporting 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.