PHASE Nepal with its Community Health Programme, successfully provided maternity services to more than 1900 women in this fiscal year (July 2017- July 2018) in the 26 supported remote health posts in hard to reach mountainous locations.
During the year, a total of 1923 pregnant women were assessed for the 1st ANC (Antenatal Care) services in the PHASE supported health facilities. Among them, about 27% also completed their in 4th ANC checks. Similarly, a total 913 deliveries were conducted in the project areas. Of them 563 were conducted by PHASE staff and 95 were conducted by other health personal in health institution . 255 women gave birth in their home without any assistance. Within PNC (Post Natal Care) services 829 newborn examinations has been accomplished.
With increased services and improved awareness level in the community members, the level of maternity health has improved in 26 mountainous villages of 5 districts-Humla, Mugu, Bajura, Sindhupalchok and Gorkha of Nepal. PHASE has been running 24 emergency services in these isolated villages working closely with Nepal government to improve the health facilities in this locality.