Situation Analysis of Child Health and its Related Policy in Nepal

  • Kamati Bhandari Patan Multiple Campus, T.U. Patan Dhoka, Nepal
Keywords: Child Health, Malnutrition, Immunization, Policy

Abstract

The main aim of this paper is to assess the current situation of child health based on childhood mortality, nutritional status, and vaccination coverage and also reviews the existing government policies in relation to improve the child health. The study shows Nepal has achieved significant improvement in the child health situation as measured by the impressive progression of childhood mortality level, improved nutritional status and vaccine coverage and micronutrient intake. For this achievement Government of Nepal, has progressively introduced policies programme and strategies to make improvement in the health status of women and children and all Nepali Citizens.

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Author Biography

Kamati Bhandari, Patan Multiple Campus, T.U. Patan Dhoka, Nepal

Faculty Member, Department of Population Studies

Published
2019-09-30
How to Cite
Bhandari, K. (2019). Situation Analysis of Child Health and its Related Policy in Nepal. Patan Pragya, 5(1), 33-44. https://doi.org/10.3126/pragya.v5i1.30434
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