Improvement of Newborn and Child Health Program in Banke district




Newborn and child health    


This project aims at improving the environment of newborn and child health care comprehensively by enhancing health system from the community, district level to national level and implementing necessary infrastructure improvements.
Improve quality and utilization of new born and child health care services in Banke district of Nepal

1. Health facilities and the hospital can be upgraded with adequate medical equipment for the environment where the patient can receive necessary medical treatment.                                                    

2. Health service from health service providers is improved                                            

3. Health facility will be managed continuously and appropriately.                  

4. Increased Awareness on New born and Child Care through IEC BCC activities among residents and they can deal with newborn and child illness adequately.           

"Project will be implemented in the Health Facilities of all rural/urban municipalities of Banke district:
1. Health Posts- 44 facilities 
2. PHCCs- 3 facilities
3. Bheri Zonal Hospital- 1 facility
MoFA Japan/ADRA Japan

Project Period
Oct 2018-Sept 2021

1. Upgraded Health Posts-5 and Bhery Zonal Hospital-1
2. Health Service Providers-1044
3. FCHVs-788 
4. Private health service providers-125 
5. Traditional healers- 165
6. HFOMC members-480 
7. Marginalized and Muslim community-150
8. Students about- 900 
9. Mothers about-15,000
10. Message airing through FM radio: Residents of Banke-561,497