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National Safe Motherhood and Newborn Health Long Term Plan, 2006-2017

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The National Safe Motherhood and Newborn Health Long Term Plan (NSMNH-LTP) 2006-2017 aligns with the Second Long Term Plan Health Plan (1997-2017), the Nepal Health Sector Programme Implementation Plan and Millennium Development Goals (MDG). Overall goal of this plan is to improve maternal and neonatal health and survival especially among poor and socially excluded communities, with indicators drawn from the MDGs. These include a reduction in the maternal mortality ratio to 134 per 100,000 live births by 2017 and a reduction in the neonatal mortality ratio to 15 per 1,000 live births by 2017. The indicators are an increase in the number of deliveries assisted by Skilled Birth Attendants (SBA) to 60 percent by 2017, increase in the number of deliveries in a health facility to 40 percent by 2017, met need for Emergency Obstetric Complication increased by 3 percent each year and the met need for Caesarean Section by 4 percent each year. 

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2006

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Ministry of Health (MoH)

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Policies, Plans, Strategies etc.

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Plans

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