Annual report of the Department of Health Services (DoHS) 2073/74 (2016/2017)
The annual report of the Department of Health Services (DoHS) for fiscal year 2073/74 (2016/2017) is the twenty-third 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 2073/74 were the 123 public hospitals including other ministries, the 1,715 non-public health facilities, the 200 primary health care centres (PHCCs) and the 3,808 health posts. Primary health care services were also provided by 12,180 primary health care outreach clinic (PHCORC) sites. A total of 16,022 Expanded Programme of Immunization (EPI) clinics provided immunization services. These services were supported by 49,001 female community health volunteers (FCHV). The information on the achievements of the public health system, NGOs, INGOs and private health facilities were collected by DoHS’s Health Management Information System (HMIS).