Supporting Acute Neonatal and Paediatric Care Quality in Nepal



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McQuaige, F., & Shah, A. (2023). Supporting Acute Neonatal and Paediatric Care Quality in Nepal: An RCPCH Global Initiative. The Physician, 8(3), 1-3.


The RCPCH Global Health programme has been working for over 20 years in many middle- and low-income countries to help improve the quality of child health worldwide.  In 2021, RCPCH Global launched a new programme in Nepal working in partnership with Nepal Paediatric Society (NEPAS) the Nepal Ministry of Health and United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF). This report outlines the component of the programs and highlights the success in improving neonatal and paediatric emergency care.


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