An analytical report on Female Community Health Volunteers of Selected Districts of Nepal.
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Published by New Era in Kathmandu .
Written in English


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Pagination112 p.
Number of Pages112
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Open LibraryOL23624084M
LC Control Number2009346269

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Female Community Health Volunteers (FCHVs) program was formulated in Several revisions were made in the program in response to the changing context of health and development in Nepal. The FCHV program is basically designed to promote health through interfering the community and the health institution and/or health workers in the public File Size: 1MB. During a trial of a community-based neonatal sepsis-management intervention program in Dhanusha district, Ne female community health volunteers (FCHVs) were involved in weighing newborns at birth using spring scales to identify LBW infants and to assist their mothers in making follow-up visits and/or referring infants to health.   In resource-poor settings, the provision of basic maternity care within health centres is often a challenge. Despite the difficulties, Nepal reduced its maternal mortality ratio by 80% from to an estimated per , live births between and to achieve Millennium Development Goal Five. One group that has been credited for this is community health workers, known as Female Cited by: To prepare a pool of self-moi vated volunteers as a focal person for bridging the health pro-grams with community To prepare a pool of volunteers to provide services for community-based health programs To increase the paricipai on of community in improving health To develop FCHV as a moi vator of healthFile Size: 1MB.

  With their distinctive blue saris, 52, female community-health volunteers are at the front lines of medical care in Nepal. Since , they’ve provided maternal and child health information Author: Vanessa Hua. 1. Author(s): New ERA (Firm: Kathmandu, Nepal); USAID/Nepal. Title(s): An analytical report on female community health volunteers of selected districts of Nepal. Country of Publication: Nepal Publisher: Kathmandu: New Era, The Female Community Health Volunteer (FCHV) Programme in Nepal has existed since the late s and includes alm volunteers. Although volunteer programmes are widely thought to be characterised by high attrition levels, the FCHV Programme Cited by: Conclusions. Our study demonstrates that there is a background need to improve the health literacy for blood pressure management. There is also a need for development and implementation of a community-based intervention aimed at mobilizing female community health volunteers for detection and management of hypertension at the community level in by: 2.

  On 29 September , Lalita Bashyal, PhD Scholar in Centre for the Study of Social System at JNU, held a lecture entitled: "The Status of Women and Female Community Health Volunteers in Nepal". Family Health Survey (FCHV): Nepal, (contains all five reports) (PDF, K) An Analytical Report on National Survey of Female Community Health Volunteers of Nepal, (PDF, K) There is no printed copy available to : Orc Macro.   The Government of Nepal started the Female Community Health Volunteer Program in with support from USAID, UNICEF and UNFPA. In its 25 years, the country now proudly boasts a cadre of 52, Strengthening Nepal's Female Community Health Volunteer network: A qualitative study of experiences at two years Article (PDF Available) in BMC Health Services Research 14(1) October