Prevalence of head and neck cancer (HNC) is very high in Nepal; however, there is no official national data. The absence of cancer data in Nepal is primarily attributable to the lack of cancer registries, as well as hospitals not adequately equipped to collect information. Cancer registries will help bring the activities and findings of different health institutions and organizations […]
Child Health Division under the Department of Health Services was given the mandate to lead the HPV Vaccination Demonstration Project making it essential that NFCC collaborates with them both for the vaccination as well as integration of cervical cancer screening in vaccination sites and catchment areas.
NHEICC has the primary mandate of developing and disseminating all health related communication materials both for health workers as well as the general public. NHEICC develops communication materials in all local languages in Nepal and across all mass media platforms. NFCC collaborates closely with NHEICC to develop relevant materials for cervical cancer awareness.
Under the Department of Health Services of the Ministry of Health and Population is the National Health Training Center (NHTC) which is the sole body responsible for all trainings related to the provision of health services across Nepal. Cervical cancer screening trainings are provided by the NHTC. NFCC is an accredited training site of NHTC and allowed to conduct all […]
The Family Welfare Division falls under the Department of Health Services of the Ministry of Health and Population and is the focal Division for all Reproductive Health matters. All health services also fall under the purview of Family Welfare Division. The National Cervical Cancer Screening and Prevention Program is led by the Family Welfare Division making it the focus of […]
NFCC has been lobbying for the integration of cervical cancer screening into reproductive health services with the RH camps conducted by FHD is an ideal platform to do so. While the integration of cervical cancer screening into the RH camps has already been included in the Implementation Plan developed by NFCC for FHD, NFCC continues to advocate for this and […]
Strengthening the Continuum of Care through Quality Sexual and Reproductive Health Programming, is a one year IMC funded program, strengthening the SRH services post-Earthquake in 24 VDCs of Gorkha. The program aims to strengthen the government’s capacity to coordinate, manage and oversee an integrated continuum of care and support, and, will build the capacity of health service providers to provide […]