Present /Past Programs

  1. Enhancing Adolescents and Young Peoples Knowledge on Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) through Formal and Informal Education Linking with Adolescent Friendly Service in Nepal- SISo Nepal/UNFPA/MOE/DOE/NCED/FHD/MoHP (April 2016- April 2018)
    Specific Objectives

    • to advocate for age appropriate comprehensive sexuality education that is comprehensive and reaches young people both in and out of school
    • to build technical capacity of teachers to deliver quality CSE
    • to generate evidence and document lesson learned to inform policy planning in education with due consideration to inequality and gender norms
      Key Intervention Area

      1. Key Intervention Area 1: Advocate for age appropriate Comprehensive Sexuality Education that reaches young people both in and out of school
      2. Key Intervention area 2: Enhance technical capacity of teachers and service providers to delivery quality CSE, SRH services (incl. MHM) respectively, including provision of adequate resource/information to students in school (develop training package, TOT and teachers training)
      3. Key Intervention area 3: Generate Evidence and Document Lesson Learned to inform Policy Planning in Education with due Consideration to inequality and Gender norms.
  2. National ASRH Program: Revising the Certification Criteria of Adolescent Friendly Service (AFS) Centers Including Development of the Quality Monitoring Tool and Conducting 2 days Orientation on ASRH Implementation Guideline along with the revised Certification Criteria and Monitoring Tool of Adolescent Friendly Service (AFS) Centers and National ASRH Review ProgramSISo Nepal/UNFPA/FHD/MoHP (Nov 2014- Aug 2015)

Key Outputs:

  • Quality Improvement and Certification Tool for Adolescent Friendly Service on SRH
  • Orientation to the district health managers on National Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Program Implementation Guideline
  • Organize National ASRH review
  1. Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health (ASRH) Training Package Development and MTOT Conduction: September 2014- June 2015 SISo Nepal/UNFPA/NHTC/ MoHP

Key Outputs:

  • Revise and Develop ASRH training package (Facilitators /Trainer’s Guide, Participants Handbook and Reference Materials)
  • Conduct training to the master trainers of training (MTOT).
  • Print and Disseminate final endorsed ASRH training package.
  1. Life Skills Based Prevention of Tobacco use among Adolescents in Kabhrepalanchok district: SISo Nepal is implementing the tobacco prevention and control program targeting to adolescent with the technical and financial support from Health Tax Fund, Ministry of Health and Population since –SISo Nepal/Health Tax Fund/MoHP.

Key Outputs:

Orientation to adolescents

  1. Development of Youth Friendly Service Delivery Module:SISo Nepal/FPAN
  2. Review and Revision of the Behaviour Change Communication (BCC) Program and Development of the Curriculum/Package of the Behaviour Change Communication (BCC) Program Implemented by Plan Nepal (being implemented in Plan Nepal supported program districts through the NGO partners in Nepal) – SISo Nepal/ Plan Nepal

Key Outputs:

  • Review, Revision and Development of the BCC curriculum/package of Plan Nepal on livelihood development for the Women and Adolescent Girls on Livelihood, Gender, Gender Based Violence, Women’s Rights, Child Rights and Child Marriage
  • Develop flip charts to use in delivering information on Livelihood, Gender, Gender Based Violence, Women’s Rights, Child Rights and Child Marriage (12 types of flip charts)
  • Pre-testing and finalizing the BCC package
  1. Delivering Community Home Based Care (Care and Support) Training to CHBC Workers and Health Staff of SRs that are Operating VCT/STI Services at field level in Phase II of the Grant of GFATM program of FPAN: Main activities include- Design and conduct the training program to the various staff including the PLHA, FSWs and IDUs of the SRs of FPAN GF program (round seven) on CHBC- SISo Nepal / FPAN
  1. Capacity Building of National and Regional level Trainers on HIV Risk Reduction among Most at Risk and Especially Vulnerable Adolescent (MARA and EVA) and Providing Peer Education Training to Adolescent Girls on Life Skills: SISo Nepal/ FHD/NCASC/UNICEF 2012.

Key Outputs:

  • TOT in national level to the people including the PLHA, FSWs and IDUs of civil society organizations (40 CSOs) on life skills based HIV risk reduction
  • Series of peer education trainings to the adolescent girls in Mahottari and Rautahat districts on life skills based HIV risk reduction
  1. National Workshop/Symposium on Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Service: – SISo Nepal / MLI/FHD/ MoHP

Key Outputs:

  • Conduction of the National Symposium with Key Policy Makers with meaningful participation of adolescents from different development region of Nepal
  • Conduction of the regional level consultation with the Most at Risk Adolescents (MARA) and Especially Vulnerable Adolescents (EVA)
  • Series of peer education trainings to the adolescent girls in Mahottari and Rautahat districts on life skills based HIV risk reduction
  1. Contributing to the National Effort of Improving the Services for Adolescent Including PMTCT Service through Adolescent Friendly Services Provision SISo Nepal/UNICEF/WHO/FHD/MoHP.

Key Outputs:

  • Training package on adolescent sexual and reproductive health (ASRH) and prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV (PMTCT);
  • Demand generation materials on adolescent friendly service;
  • Global Adolescent Job Aid (developed by the WHO) in Nepali language (translation and adaptation) for the use of health service providers in Nepal;
  • Orientation to the district health managers (DHO/DPHO, PHN, FP officers/supervisors) on ASRH and PMTCT Service;
  • Support to the FHD/DHO/DPHO in rolling out the orientation and service in different districts
  1. Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights of Young People Program: Long Term Implementing Partner of GIZ /GFA to provide technical support to implement the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights of Young People Program of Family Health Division (FHD) of Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), Nepal (January 2011-June 2014)- SISo Nepal/GFA/GIZ/FHD/MoHP
  2. Develop National Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health (ASRH) Program Implementation Package– FHD/MoHP/GIZ /GFA:

Key Outputs:

  1. National Guidelines for ASRH Program Implementation
  • Orientation Guide on National Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Program 2068 BS (2011) for the orientation to Service Providers
  • Orientation Guide on National Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Program 2068 BS (2011) for the orientation to District Health Managers
  • National Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Program Implementation Guide 2068 BS (2011)
  • Orientation Guide on National Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Program 2068 BS (2011) for the orientation to District Level Stakeholders
  • Orientation Guide on National Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Program 2068 BS (2011) for the orientation to Health Facility Operation and Management Committee and Local Level Stakeholders
  1. Tools for ASRH Program Implementation
  • Reporting Format for the Adolescent Friendly Sexual and Reproductive Health Services – to prepare the monthly reports of the adolescent friendly services
  • Pre-Program evaluation checklist for Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Service Utilization – to identify the base line of the service utilization by the adolescents
  • Health Facility Assessment Checklist For the assessment of the health facilities for the implementation of the ASRH Program
  • Monitoring and Supervision Checklist- to monitor and evaluate the adolescent friendly service and improve the quality of available services
  • Operation guideline for health Facility in-charge and Service Providers- to make ASRH program effective
  • Self evaluation Chart for Adolescent Friendly Sexual and Reproductive Health Service For the evaluation of the ASRH service (monthly)
  • Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Service Information Board- to provide the information regarding the availability of ASRH service
  1. Support to FHD in conducting and rolling out the orientation
  1. Final Evaluation of the ‘Multi Purpose Resource Center (MPRC) Initiative’- Improving the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) of Young Women of Selected Districts of Nepal (Vaestoliitto Project third phase): SISo Nepal/FPAN

Key Outputs

  • Final evaluation of the MPRC Initiative (Qualitative and Quantitative)
  • Report of the final evaluation of the MPRC Initiative
  1. Documentation of the ‘Multi Purpose Resource Center (MPRC) Initiative’- Improving the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) of Young Women of Selected Districts of Nepal (Vaestoliitto Project third phase): SISo Nepal/FPAN
  1. Assessment of the VCT/ STI, ICC DIC Services of the SR of Global Fund Round Seven of FPAN: SISo Nepal/FPAN 2010
  1. Empowering Civil Society Organizations for the Linkages between Population, Reproductive Health, Gender and Climate Change Adaptation in Nepal: SISo Nepal/Population Action International (PAI), USA

Key Outputs:

  • Organize the sensitization workshop with the Government policy makers, EDPs and Civil Society Organizations
  • Develop and disseminate the report of the review of the policies, strategies on the linkages between Population, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Gender and Climate Change
  • Review the national policies, strategies on the linkages between Population, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Gender and Climate Change
  • Capacity Building for Civil Society Organizations (36 CSOs) on the linkages between Population, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Gender and Climate Change
  1. Revision and Upgrade of Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health and Development (ASRHD) Flipchart:SISo Nepal / UNFPA/ FHD/ MoHP
  1. Process Evaluation of the Operationalisation of the Implementation Guide on Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health (ASRH) with a focus on Adolescent Friendly Service in five districts of Nepal: SISo Nepal/FHD/GTZ

Key Outputs:

  • Process Evaluation of the Operationalisation of the Implementation Guide on Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health (ASRH) with a focus on Youth Friendly Service in five piloted districts of Mid and Far western development region of Nepal (Qualitative and Quantitative).
  • Report of the process evaluation of the Operationalisation of the Implementation Guide on Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health (ASRH) with a focus on Youth Friendly Service in five piloted districts of Nepal (Qualitative and Quantitative).
  1. Long Term Agreement with UNDP for Comprehensive Package and Awareness (STI, HIV and AIDS, VCT) Program for Mobile Population, their Families and Young People – SISo Nepal/UNDP
  1. Booklet Development on Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) SISo Nepal /FHD/ NHEICC/ MoHP/ GTZ

Key Outputs:

  • Develop the booklets on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights and;
  • Finalize the booklets (seven in number) developed by other consultants (for the young people and for the service providers).
  1. Comprehensive Package and Awareness (STI, HIV and AIDS, VCT) Program for Mobile Population, their Families and Young People: SISo Nepal/UN MSA at UNDP
  1. TOT on Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health (ASRH) to the trainers of the National Health Training Center, MoHP- SISo Nepal/NHTC/GTZ/SCF- FHD/GIZ/SCF.
  1. MTOT on Youth Friendly Service on AYSRH to the Trainers of the PARHI District of UNFPA:SISo Nepal/FHD/UNFPA
  1. Study Clients’ Satisfaction in FPAN’s VCT Centers: SISo Nepal/FPAN
  1. TOT, Orientation and Follow up Program on STI, HIV and AIDS Prevention, Control, Care and Support and VCT: -SISo Nepal/GTZ.
  1. Comprehensive Package and Awareness (STI, HIV and AIDS, VCT) Program for Mobile Population, their Families and Young People: SISo Nepal/NCASC/UN MSA at UNDP
  1. Orientation Program on STI, HIV and AIDS prevention, Control, Care and Support and VCT:SISo Nepal/NCASC/GTZ
  1. Work Place Based Orientation on HIV and AIDS Prevention, Control, Care and Support Program:– SISo Nepal/GTZ.
  1. Orientation Program to Nepalese Army Personnel on HIV and AIDS Prevention, Control, Care and Support and VCT: SISo Nepal/Nepal Army
  1. Training / Orientation Manual Development and Trainers Training Program for the Orientation of Parent Teacher Association (PTA) and School Management Committee (SMC) Members: (2005)SISo Nepal/UNICEF.