KOICA aid for mother and child health service centre in Mugu

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Kathmandu, Dec. 29: The Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) is to provide Rs 493.35 million [US dollars 5 million] for the implementation of the maternal and child health service centre reform projects in the remote mountainous district Mugu.

Chief Public Health Administrator at the Ministry of Health and Population, Dr. Padam Bahadur Chand and KOICA Resident Representative to Nepal, HaengLan Jo, signed a Record of Discussion (RoD) on behalf the Ministry and KOICA, respectively, at a function held at the Ministry today, in connection with operating the five-year project

KOICA has stated that the project will focus on enhancing the capacity of the maternal and child health service providers, parents, families and the community, increasing the access of poor and the excluded people to health services. The projects’s main goal is to support the national initiative of the Ministry of Health and Population to improve maternal and neonatal health and survival, especially of the poor and excluded.

In this project, Koica shall provide technical support to develop the master plan of the District Health Office and it shall take the necessary measures to remodel and renovate the district hospital buildings. It shall also provide the equipment and materials necessary for the successful implementation of the Project and KOICA and the Ministry of Health and Population shall jointly roll out the pilot form of Community Health Workers Scheme in Mugu to ensure the quality health service in community health. RSS

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