Nepal

This material was developed as part of a capacity development program for service providers.  The guide aims to teach health personnel how to perform data analysis for planning Social and Behavior Change (SBC) programs and activities.

This material was developed as a how-to guide for health personnel on to use digital media for message dissemination to reach their intended audience. It is part of a capacity development program for service providers in improving their skills in social and behavior change. 

This document details the Social and Behavior Change (SBC) for Health activities planned for the learning by doing project in Chandannath Municipality, Jumla, Nepal for the duration of January - August 2019. These activities were part of the capacity development exercise in SBC for Health in Karnali province selected municipalities.

Suaahara was an integrated nutrition project (2011-2016) that worked in 41 underserved districts in Nepal to improve the health and well-being of the Nepali people by focusing on the nutritional status of women and children under the age of two years. CCP partnered with Save the Children; Helen Keller International; Jhpiego; Nepali Technical Assistance Group; Nepal Water for Health; and the Nutrition Promotion and Consultancy Service.

Nepal's health sector needs accurate, comprehensive and disaggregated data to gauge its performance, identify disparities between social groups and geographic areas, and plan future interventions. 

DHIS2 is a tool for collection, validation, analysis, and presentation of aggregate and patient-based statistical data, tailored (but not limited) to integrated health information management activities.

This report is based on the information collected as part of a capacity assessment and planning exercise under the Nepal – HC3 Project. Information was collected through a desk review of key National Health, Education, Information and Communication Centre (NHEICC) documents, a participatory assessment and planning process, and in-depth interviews with internal staff at the central level.

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