The annual report of the Department of Health Services (DOHS) for the fiscal year 2075/76 (2018/19) is the twenty-fifth consecutive report of its kind. This report focuses on the objectives, targets and strategies adopted by Nepal’s health programmes and analyses their major achievements and highlights trends in service coverage over three fiscal years. This report also identifies issues, problems and constraints and suggests actions to be taken by health institutions for further improvements.
The main institutions that delivered basic health services in 2075/76 were the 135 public hospitals including other ministries, the 2,168 non-public health facilities, the 196 primary health care centres (PHCCs) and the 3,806 health posts. Primary health care services were also provided by 12,532 Primary Health Care Outreach Clinic (PHCORC) sites. A total of 16,428 Expanded Programme of Immunization (EPI) clinics provided immunization services. These services were supported by 51,420 Female Community Health Volunteers (FCHV). The information on the achievements of the public health system, NG0s, INGOs and private health facilities were collected by DoHS’s Health Management Information System (HMIS).
Contents of DOHS Annual Report
- Trend of Health Services coverage fact sheet
- Executive summary
- Summary of National Health Policy 2019
- Summary of Nepal Health Sector Strategy