Health

Access to healthcare, sanitation, drinking water and toilets is not self-evident in remote and disadvanteged communities in Nepal

Healthcare for all: primary care and maternal and child health

The focus of our health projects is to improve access to quality maternal and child healthcare and to raise awareness about hygiene and nutrition. Qualified health workers provide obstetrics and pre and post natal care, and monitor the nutrional status of young children (under five years). Besides healthcare, all programmes also include awareness raising and health education (nutrition, sanitation, prevention of diarrhoea etc.) as well as WASH projects (toilets, drinking water).

PHASE addresses different levels of this problem by providing qualified staff and medicines, by giving further training to employees, by upgrading buildings, by raising awareness and offering health and hygiene education in schools, by improving sanitation (drinking water, toilets). We aim to sustainably improve the situation and create an awareness of their right to quality health services among the local people in order to empower these communities to advocate for this right themselves.


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  • Urban Health for the Disadvantaged

    Project period: December 2018 to November 2020 Kankeshwori, Kathmandu PHASE Nepal will be implementing a two-year Urban Health project for particularly disadvantaged people with a focus on maternal and child health and additional measures to support people living with a disability. The project will support a government Urban Health Clinic in a district of Kathmandu […]

  • Integrated programme to improve access to maternal and child healthcare in Mugu, Western Nepal

    Else Kröner-Fresenius Award for Development Work in Medicine 2017 In the context of an integrated programme to improve nutrition and health in women and children in Western Nepal, the project aims to support government health services in Mugu District. It raises awareness of the right to healthcare and education in the population, and communities are […]

  • Outreach Clinic reconstruction in Hagam

    Sindhupalchok is one of the worst affected districts of the series of earthquakes in April and Mai 2015 – approximately 90 % of all buildings were damaged or completely destroyed, and there also were many deaths. Reconstruction is slow due to lack of funds and bureaucracy, but also because of the difficult climatic and geographic […]

  • Sports – Integration and Empowerment

    Project duration: 2016 – 2017 Rawadolu VDC, Okhaldunga District The lives of people in remote communities in Nepal have become even more difficult after the earthquakes of April and May 2018. The Village Development Committee Rawadolu in Okhaldunga District has no road access, the trek from the nearest road head takes two to three days. […]


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