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Mental Health System in Nepal

World Health Organization, Ministry of Health and Population Nepal, (2006)

WHO-AIMS REPORT ON MENTAL HEALTH SYSTEM IN NEPAL A report of the assessment of the mental health system in Nepal using the World Health Organization - Assessment Instrument for Mental Health Systems (WHO-AIMS). Kathmandu, Nepal

HIV Country Profile: 2017 - Nepal

World Health Organization (WHO), (2017)

HIV Country Intelligence - HIV Country Profiles

Assessing the Impact of Nepal’s 2015 Earthquake on Older People and Persons with Disabilities and How Gender and Ethnicity Factor into That Impact

HelpAge International, CBM International and NDRC Nepal, (2016)

STUDY REPORT | This study of the impact of the Nepal earthquake of 25 April, 2015, aims to understand the impact factors leading to the exclusion of older people and persons with disabilities from humanitarian action, barriers to their inclusion, and the extent to which their skills and knowledge were utilised to promote inclusive humanitarian action and, using this understanding, to formulate a set of recommendations for promoting inclusion. These recommendations will be used to sensitise the broader humanitarian community to the need for inclusive disaster risk management practices in future emergency responses which pay attention to factors such as gender, age, disability and ethnicity, and build upon the capacities of older people and persons with disabilities.

Cost-effectiveness of a Community-based Rehabilitation Programme in Nepal

Kelsey Vaughan & Aradhana Thapa, Eds.: Disability, CBR & Inclusive Development Journal (DCIDJ), (2015)

This study aimed to estimate the cost-effectiveness of a community-based rehabilitation (CBR) programme known as Inspire2Care (I2C), implemented in Nepal by Karuna Foundation Nepal. In the absence of any gold standard methodology to measure cost-effectiveness, the authors developed a new methodology to estimate the programme’s achievements and cost-effectiveness.

Women in Nepal-Highlight statistics 2018

Central Bureau of Statistics, National Planning Commission , Eds.: Government of Nepal, (2018)

Annual household survey 2015/2016 (Major findings). Nepal

Central Bureau of Statistics, National Planning Commission, Eds.: Government of Nepal, UNDP, (2016)

Annual Household Survey 2015/16 is the forth survey of its kind. These annual surveys are conducted to provide estimations of some major socio-economic indicators on annual basis which would not be possible with other periodic surveys like Nepal Labour Force Surveys (NLSS) and Nepal Living Standard Surveys (NLSS) which are undertaken at longer intervals. The survey basically aims to provide estimates of consumption by sex, urban-rural area and by consumption quintiles/deciles. Although the major thrust of Annual Household Survey is on consumption and employment situations, other sectors like education, housing and housing facilities and demographic characteristics are also included. As this year NLSS survey is conducted so, this survey does not contain information on employment situation as in previous annual household surveys.

Nepal: Disaster Management Reference Handbook

Center for Excellence in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance, (2017)

The Government of Nepal is working progressively to advance the nation’s disaster resiliency. Preparedness has become a national priority. Through the enactment of the Natural Calamity Relief Act, the Central Natural Disaster Relief Committee is the primary committee to implement policies and programs for disaster response in Nepal. Additionally, relief committees exist at all levels in the Nepalese government and coordination occurs amid all levels of the government.
Climate change presents extreme challenges for Nepal. Globally, the nation ranks fourth with regards to climate vulnerability due to its exposure to natural hazards and varying weather patterns. Climate assessments of the nation predict increased climate variability and frequency in disaster events. The Government of Nepal recognizes the urgency in addressing climate change concerns and has implemented policy changes and climate change programs.

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