Neonatal mortality still a challenge


In a bid to bring down existing neonatal mortality rate, the government has decided to extend Community Based Newborn Care Program in six more districts across the country.

The real comrades


Despite the decade-long Maoist insurgency that stalled Nepal’s development and infrastructural growth and even in the most intense stage of the conflict, people like Laxmi Sharma have facilitated the improvement of the health sector from community level.

Nepal: Government to Scale-Up Neonatal Care

Nepal HNN Admin

With a view to bringing down neonatal mortality rate, the Ministry of Health and Population is scaling up the Community-Based Newborn Care Package (CB-NCP) into 24 districts across the country, mainly targeting neonates, as the infection has been one of the leading causes of them.