Women's Health in Nepal

Total Fertility Rate (TFR): 3.1
Female Life Expectancy at Birth: 64 years
Births Attended by Skilled Health Personnel: 19%
HIV Among Females, Ages 15-24, 2007/2008: 0.3%
Female Literacy Rate, Ages 15-24, 2000-04: 60%
Lifetime Risk of Maternal Death: 1 in 31

Projects

Maternal & Child Health Integrated Program (MCHIP)

Through MCHIP, JSI focuses on reducing maternal, neonatal and child mortality by strengthening health teams, and is working with communities to better address the needs of women and children in Nepal.

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Nepal Family Health Program (NFHP)

Since 1981, JSI has worked to assist the government in developing a functional public sector health care system by improving the delivery and use of basic FP, maternal, and child health services.

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Reproductive Health Response in Conflict (2001-2009)

JSI administered a small grants program that improved the lives of displaced people, particularly women. JSI also developed programs to prevent sexual and gender-based discrimination, abuse, and exploitation.

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