Nepal Demographic and Health Survey 2016

The 2016 Nepal Demographic and Health Survey (2016 NDHS) was implemented by New ERA under the aegis of the Ministry of Health of Nepal. Funding for the survey was provided by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). ICF provided technical assistance through The DHS Program, a USAID funded project providing support and technical assistance in the implementation of population and health surveys in countries worldwide.

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Nepal Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2019

The Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) is an international household survey programme developed and supported by UNICEF. MICS is designed to collect estimates of key indicators that are used to assess the situation of children and women. Nepal MICS 2019 (NMICS 2019) was conducted by the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) from May to November 2019, with the technical and financial support from United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Nepal.

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Capture the Moment: Early initiation of breastfeeding – the best start for every newborn

This joint report, prepared by UNICEF and WHO, analyses early initiation of breastfeeding and describes trends over the past 10 years for more than 70 low- and middle-income countries, as well as several high-income countries. Drawing on analysis of early initiation rates among babies delivered by skilled birth attendants, the report describes key findings and examines the factors that support and hinder an early start to breastfeeding. The report outlines key learnings from countries where rates of early initiation have improved or deteriorated and offers recommendations for policy and programmatic action.

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