Maternal & Newborn

NSWN, a 5-year project, was completed in July 2015 in Baglung district in partnership with One Heart Worldwide.

The project’s ultimate objective was to reduce maternal and infant mortality. This was achieved through strengthening birthing centers and delivering quality health services to mothers and newborns.

Approximately 2500 Female Community Health Volunteers (FCHV’s) and 2000 Health Workers were trained at various medical trainings and camps organized by SWAN.

The main highlights of the trainings & events are as follows:

• 18 training events of “Pregnancy and Village Outreach”
• 16 training and screening events of “Pelvic Organ Prolapse”
• 61 events of “Community Based - Newborn Care Program (CB-NCP)”
• Pharmaceutical Training for 126 health workers
• Anti- and postnatal checkups
• Other trainings include Birth Preparedness Package (BPP); Post Partum Hemorrhage (PPH); Chlorohexadine (CHX); Skilled Birth Attendant (SBA); and Safe Motherhood training.
• Hygiene, sanitation and school health programs, including cleanup activities are being facilitated on a regular basis at community levels.