Department of Health Services (DoHS) Annual Report 2074/75 (2017/18)
The annual report of the Department of Health Services (DoHS) for fiscal year 2074/75 (2017/18) is the twenty-fourth 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 2074/75 were the 125 public hospitals including other ministries, and 1,822 non-public health facilities, the 198 primary health care centres (PHCCs) and the 3,808 health posts. Primary health care services were also provided by 11,974 primary health care outreach clinic (PHCORC) sites. A total of 15,835 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, NGOs, INGOs and private health facilities were collected by DoHS’s Health Management Information System (HMIS).