Concept Mapping

With support of UNICEF, NFCC in collaboration with University of Pittsburgh and Columbia University is working on documenting empowerment outcomes of adolescent girls reached through the “Rupantaran” program. The proposed joint documentation will use an innovative technology-based concept mapping software to develop a scale to document empowerment. The findings of the joint documentation will be used to advocate with the […]

A Pilot Study on The Epidemiology of Head and Neck Cancer in Kathmandu Based Hospital

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 […]

Updating National Cervical Cancer Implementation Plan (2016-2020)

Focus Area          : National Donor                  : UNFPA  With technical assistance from WHO, the Family Health Division (FHD) under the Ministry of Health and Population Nepal (MoHP) developed the National Guidelines for Cervical Cancer Screening and Prevention (CCSP) for Nepal in 2010. A National Implementation Plan was developed for 2013-15 with the aim to screen at least 50% of the target population within five […]

Dignity without Danger

This is a research project funded by British Academy through the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF). NFCC is collaborating with Liverpool John Moores University, SOAS University of London and Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu in exploring the origins, diversity and impacts of local, social, religious, and cultural menstrual practices in Nepal, which deny women and girls the right to a healthy and […]