Project Goal :
To improve maternal and neonatal health outcomes by strengthening and increasing effectiveness of frontline Health Workers (HWs) to positively impact maternal, neonatal, and child health (MNCH) goals.
Working Districts :
Kailali, Doti and Dadeldhura
Impact Population :
The targeted beneficiaries of the project are women of reproductive age, pregnant women and newborn children in three districts (Kailali, Dadeldhura and Doti) in the Far West Region of Nepal.
- Approximately 37000 pregnant women,
- 2,91,000 women of reproductive age and
- Nearly 31000 newborn
Implementing Partners :
- Forum for Awareness and Youth Activity(FAYA)
- Nepal national Dalit Social Welfare Organization(NNDSWO)
- Society for Environment and Human Resource Development (SOURCE) Nepal
Project Period :
July 1st 2012– June 30, 2015
Glaxo Smith Kline (GSK) II
SAMMAN seeks to increase the capacity of health workers at the community level, enhance the effectiveness of the community health system and health governance, and improve the effectiveness of community mobilization and capacity building of front line health workers on maternal and neonatal health and reproductive health.In 2013, 30 community Health Score Boards were established, 30 mothers’ groups began using SATH and three birthing centers were newly upgraded with the support of this project. SAMMAN also provided equipment support to seven birthing centers to improve their services.