What We do

  1. Technical Assistance to National Health Education Information and Communication Center of Ministry of Health and Population (NHEICC/MoHP) in support from Save the Children International Nepal (Healthy Transition for Nepali Youth Project) in developing curricula (SBCC material) on Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health (SBCC Package/ASRH Curricula) mainly focussing on the child spacing including the Family Planning and contraception, ANC and PNC, mental health of adolescents and Life skills SISo Nepal/SCI Nepal/FWD/NHEICC
  2. Comprehensive Sexuality Education: Technical Assistance to the Center for Educational and Human Resource Development (CEHRD) of Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) on Comprehensive Sexuality Education through “Enhancing Adolescents and Young Peoples Knowledge on Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) through Formal and Informal Education Linking with Adolescent Friendly Service in Nepal Program”– As an Implementing Partner of UNFPA (Country Program Action Plan 2013-2017 and 2018-2022), SISo Nepal provided Technical Support to CEHRD/MoEST in Development of Training Package and Resource Material for teachers on CSE, ToT and Teachers Training on CSE, roll out Menstrual Hygiene Management package and orientation on Establishment and Management of Adolescent Friendly Information Corner (AFIC) in schools- SISo Nepal/UNFPA/CEHRD(NCED)/ MoEST/FWD/MoHP

 Key Outputs

  1. Advocacy workshops: i) Parliamentarians, ii) Journalists, iii) Education Policy Makers- for age appropriate Comprehensive Sexuality Education that reaches young people both in and out of school
  2. Capacity Building of Service Providers (Trainings): i) On Menstrual Hygiene Management ii) Establishment and Management of Adolescent Friendly Information Centers in Schools
  3. Capacity Building of Teachers (Trainings): i) On Menstrual Hygiene Management ii) Establishment and Management of Adolescent Friendly Information Centers in Schools
  4. Enhance technical capacity of teachers to deliver quality CSE including provision of adequate resource/information to students in school
    • Teachers Resource Materials and Trainers Guide on CSE
    • Curriculum for customized teachers training
    • Topic/Contents on CSE in TPD module (HPE)
    • ToT to trainers of CEHRD (formerly NCED) on CSE from entire 29 ETCs of the country
    • Training to teachers on CSE (series of trainings)
  5. Generate Evidence and Document Lesson Learned to inform Policy Planning in Education with due Consideration to inequality and Gender norms.
  1. Technical Support to FWD and NHTC in National ASRH Program Implementation: SISo Nepal providing Technical Support in implementing national ASRH Program to Family Welfare Division (FWD) (formerly FHD) of Department of Health Service (DoHS) with the aim to contribute in improving the quality of comprehensive adolescent friendly sexual and reproductive health (ASRH) services – SISo Nepal/UNFPA/FWD/MoHP.

Main activities include the following:

  1. Develop Quality Improvement and Certification Tool for Adolescent Friendly SRH services
  2. Conduct orientation to the district health managers on National Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Program Implementation Guideline
  • Conduct the national ASRH review
  1. Technical Support in Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health (ASRH) Training Package Development and MTOT Conduction: SISo Nepal provided Technical Support to National Health Training Center (NHTC) in developing ASRH training package and conducting/ facilitating MTOT in close coordination with NHTC, FWD and NHEICC of MoHP with the aim to contribute in strengthening the capacity of health institutions and service providers to plan and implement high-quality comprehensive adolescent sexual and reproductive health (ASRH) services.-SISo Nepal/UNFPA/NHTC/ MoHP

Main activities include the following:

  1. Develop ASRH training package (Facilitators /Trainer’s Guide, Participants Handbook and Reference Materials)
  2. Conduct Training of Trainers (TOT) and Service Providers.

 

  1. Life Skills Based Prevention of Tobacco use among Adolescents in Kabhrepalanchok District: SISo Nepal implemented the tobacco prevention and control program targeting to adolescent with the technical and financial support from Health Tax Fund, Ministry of Health and Population-SISo Nepal and Health Tax Fund/MoHP.
  2. Development of Youth Friendly Service Delivery Module: SISo Nepal has developed the youth friendly service delivery module for the use of the service providers of Family Planning Association of Nepal (FPAN), –SISo Nepal/FPAN
  3. 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

Main activities include the following:

  1. 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
  2. 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: Training to the various staff including the PLHA, FSWs and IDUs of the SRs of FPAN GF program (round seven) on CHBC-SISo Nepal /FPAN
  2. 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 in Kathmandu, Mahottari and Rautahat districts in close collaboration with FWD, NCASC, DPHO, DDC, UNFPA and UNICEF-SISo Nepal/ FWD/NCASC/UNICEF.
  3. National Symposium on Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Service: SISo Nepal has conducted national workshop/symposium on Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Service in active participation and views of the adolescents from regional consultation workshop in close coordination and collaboration with FWD, NCASC, UNICEF and Ministerial Leadership Initiative (MLI) in technical and financial support with MLI, USA SISo Nepal / MLI/FWD/ MoHP

 

  1. Contributing to the National Effort of Improving the Services for Adolescent Including PMTCT Service through Adolescent Friendly Services Provision in close collaboration with FWD, NCASC, DPHO, DDC, WHO and UNICEF under this program-SISo Nepal/UNICEF/WHO/FWD/MoHP.

The Main Output of the Project:

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

The following are the main activities performed under this program in close collaboration with FWD, GIZ/GFA:

The Main Output of the Project:

 

  1. National Guidelines for ASRH Program Implementation
  2. National Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Program Implementation Guide 2068 BS (2011)
  3. Orientation Guide on National ASRH Program 2011 (District Health Managers)
  • Orientation Guide on National ASRH Program 2011 (Service Providers)
  1. Orientation Guide on National ASRH Program 2011 (District Level Stakeholders)
  2. Orientation Guide on National ASRH Program 2011 (Health Facility Operation and Management Committee and Local Level Stakeholders)

 

  1. Tools for ASRH Program Implementation
  1. Health Facility Assessment Checklist For the assessment of the health facilities for the implementation of the ASRH Program
  2. Pre-Program evaluation checklist for ASRH Service Utilization – to identify the base line of the service utilization
  • Reporting Format for the Adolescent Friendly Sexual and Reproductive Health Services – to prepare the monthly reports of the adolescent friendly services
  1. Monitoring and Supervision Checklist- to monitor and evaluate the adolescent friendly service and improve the quality of available services
  2. Operation guideline for health Facility in-charge and Service Providers- to make ASRH program effective
  3. 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. Technical Support to FWD in conducting and rolling out the orientation

SISo Nepal provided Technical Support to FWD in conducting the orientation to the district health managers on ASRH program implementation guide 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

 

  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 FPANSISo Nepal/FPAN

 

  1. Empowering Civil Society Organizations for the Linkages between Population, Reproductive Health, Gender and Climate Change Adaptation in NepalSISo Nepal/Population Action International (PAI), USA

 

Main Outputs of the Project:

  1. Review the national policies, strategies on the linkages between Population, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Gender and Climate Change
  2. 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
  • Organize the sensitization workshop with the Government policy makers, EDPs and Civil Society Organizations
  1. 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 has revised, upgraded and developed the Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health and Development Flipchart with the technical and financial support from UNFPA – SISo Nepal / UNFPA/ FWD/ 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/FWD/giZ

 

  1. Implementing Partner of UNDP (Long Term Agreement) for Comprehensive Package and Awareness (STI, HIV and AIDS, VCT) Program for Mobile Population, their Families and Young People – SISo Nepal/UNDP

 

  1. Technical Support in developing Booklets on Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) SISo Nepal /FWD/ NHEICC/ MoHP/ giZ

 

Main Output of the Project:

  1. Developed the set of 8 booklets on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

 

  1. Comprehensive Package and Awareness (STI, HIV and AIDS, VCT) Program for Mobile Population, their Families and Young People in Kabhrepalanchok district-SISo Nepal/NCASC/UN MSA at UNDP

 

  1. Technical Support in conducting TOT on ASRH– SISo Nepal/NHTC/GTZ/SCF- 2009

 

 

  1. MTOT on Youth Friendly Service on ASRH in PARHI District-SISo Nepal/NHTC/FWD/UNFPA

 

  1. Study Clients’ Satisfaction in FPAN’s VCT CentersSISo Nepal/FPAN

 

  1. TOT, Orientation and Follow up Program on STI, HIV and AIDS Prevention, Control, Care and Support and VCT in Baitadi, Dadeldhura, Dailekh and Dhading districts- SISo Nepal/NCASC/GTZ.

 

  1. Comprehensive Package and Awareness (STI, HIV and AIDS, VCT) Program for Mobile Population, their Families and Young People in Pokhara Metropolitan City, Lekhanath Municipality and selected VDCs of Kaski district- SISo Nepal/NCASC/UN MSA at UNDP

 

  1. Orientation Program on STI, HIV and AIDS prevention, Control, Care and Support and VCT in Dailekh, Dadeldhura, Baitadi and Dhading with focus on high-risk people including the Dalit, migrant and their family, Landless, Badi, Chepang, and Raute- SISo Nepal/NCASC/giZ

 

  1. Work Place Based Orientation on HIV and AIDS Prevention, Control, Care and Support Program to the entire staff of GTZ Nepal– SISo Nepal-giZ/NCASC.

 

  1. Orientation Program to Nepalese Army Personnel on HIV and AIDS Prevention, Control, Care and Support and VCT to the Nepalese Army Personnel to those who were involving in UN Peace Keeping Force in different countries; conducted at “Birendra Peace Work Training Center” of Nepalese Army, Panchkhal of Kabhrepalanchok district- SISo Nepal/Nepal Army

 

  1. Training Manual Development and TOT for the Orientation of Parent Teacher Association (PTA) and School Management Committee (SMC) Members (DACAW Program) (2005)- SISo Nepal/UNICEF.