Acronyms

ADA Austrian Development Agency
AGE Acute Gastroenteritis
ANC Antenatal Care
ANM Auxiliary Nurse Midwife
APD Acid Peptic Disease
ARI Acute Respiratory Infection
B/C Brahmin/Chhettri
BCC Behaviour Change Communication
BCG Bacillus Calmette-Guérin
BoQ Bill of Quantities
CB-IMCI Community Based Integrated Management of Childhood Illness
CBIMNCI Community Based Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illness
CBPR Community Based Participatory Research
CDP Community Development Programme
CEO Chief Executive Officer
CGI Corrugated Galvanized Iron
CLPIU Central Level Project Implementation Unit
CSEB Compressed Stabilized Earth Block
DAP Direct Aid Program
DFID Department for International Development
DoE Department of Education
DPT Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus
DRM Disaster Risk Management
DRMP Disaster Risk Management Plan
DRR Disaster Risk Reduction
EC Executive Committee
EDCD Epidemiology and Disease Control Division
EHRDC Education and Human Resource Development Centre
EKFS Else Kröner-Fresenius Foundation
EQ Earthquake
ESRC Economic and Social Research Council
Ewaste Electronic Waste
FCHV Female Community Health Volunteers
FGD Focus Group Discussions
FGs Farmers Groups
FP Family Planning
FPAN Family Planning Association of Nepal
FY Fiscal Year
GESI Gender Equality and Social Inclusion
GoN Government of Nepal
GP General Practitioner
HDI/MPI Human Development Index/Multi-dimensional Poverty Index
HH Households
IDPs Internally Displaced Persons
IMNCI Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illness
IPM Integrated Pest Management
IPV Inactivated Polio Vaccine
IWW Informal waste worker
JTA Junior Technical Assistant
KII Key Informant Interview
KMC Kathmandu Metropolitan City
KU Kathmandu University
LV Less Vulnerable
LRP Livelihood Recovery Project
LSHTM London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
M Municipality
M&E Monitoring and Evaluation
MDM-France Médecins du Monde-France
MHLR Mugu Humla Link Road
MIT Micro Irrigation Technology
MMIHS Manmohan Memorial Institute of Health and Science
MoU Memorandum of Understanding
MoWCSC Ministry of Women, Children & Senior Citizen
MV Most Vulnerable
N/A Not Applicable
NGO Non-Governmental Organization
NHRC Nepal Health Research Council
NMBU Norwegian University of Life Sciences
NPG Nepal Permaculture Group
NPK Nitrogen Phosphorus Potassium
NRA National Reconstruction Authority
NSET National Society for Earthquake Technology
OA Organic Agriculture
OPD Out-Patient Department
OPV Oral Polio Vaccine
ORC Outreach Clinics
PCV Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
PHASE Practical Help Achieving Self Empowerment
PhD Doctor of Philosophy
PIN People in Need
PN PHASE Nepal
PNC Postnatal Care
PPE Personal Protective Equipment
PPH Post Partum Haemorrhage
PRA Participatory Rural Appraisal
PTA Parents Teacher Association
PwD People with Disability
PWW PHASE Worldwide
RAP III Rural Access Program
RBGs Road Building Groups
RM Rural Municipality
RMC Research Monitoring and Communication Officer
RRT Rapid Response Team
SAR Search and Rescue
SEE Secondary Education Examination
SIID Sheffield Institute of International Development
SM Social Mobilizer
SMC School Management Committee
SPSS Statistical Package for Social Sciences
SWC Social Welfare Council
ToC Theory of Change
ToT Training of Trainers
URTI Upper Respiratory Tract Infection
VAHW Village Animal Health Worker
VDC Village Development Committee
VL Visceral Leishmaniosis
WASH Water Sanitation and Hygiene