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  • Focusing on the Hard-to-Reach: Lessons Learned from Social Behavior Change Communication Activities for Chlorhexidine in Nepal
    December, 2017 - The USAID-funded Chlorhexidine “Navi” Care Program (CNCP), implemented by JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. (JSI), provides technical assistance to the Government of Nepal to scale up the use of Chlorhexidine gel, an antiseptic applied to the umbilical cord of newborns to prevent infection and neonatal mortality. This brief highlights ...
  • Job Aid: Application of 4% Chlorhexidine Gel
    2012 - This job aid provides step-by-step instructions illustrating the proper application and use of 4% Chlorhexidine gel for newborn umbilical cord care. The USAID-funded Chlorhexidine “Navi” Care Program (CNCP), implemented by JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. (JSI), provides technical assistance to the Government of Nepal to scale up the use ...
  • Monitoring and Evaluation of the Chlorhexidine "Navi" Care Program
    December, 2017 - The USAID-funded Chlorhexidine “Navi” Care Program (CNCP), implemented by JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc., provides technical assistance to the Government of Nepal to scale up the use of Chlorhexidine gel, an antiseptic applied to the umbilical cord of newborns to prevent infection and neonatal mortality. This brief discusses JSI/CNCP's ...
  • Nepal as a Global Leader in the Use and Scale Up of Chlorhexidine
    December, 2017 - The USAID-funded Chlorhexidine “Navi” Care Program (CNCP), implemented by JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc., provides technical assistance to the Government of Nepal to scale up the use of Chlorhexidine gel, an antiseptic applied to the umbilical cord of newborns to prevent infection and neonatal mortality. As Nepal was the ...
  • Reaching Every Newborn with Chlorhexidine in Nepal
    December, 2017 - The USAID-funded Chlorhexidine “Navi” Care Program (CNCP), implemented by JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc., provides technical assistance to the Government of Nepal to scale up the use of Chlorhexidine gel, an antiseptic applied to the umbilical cord of newborns to prevent infection and neonatal mortality. This brief highlights JSI/CNCP's ...
  • SPRING: Making Climate-Smart Agriculture Work for Nutrition
    May, 2017 - The SPRING project has helped USAID and its partners design, implement, and monitor agriculture activities for better nutrition since 2011. In late 2016, SPRING managed a global review of Feed the Future, the U.S. Government’s global hunger and food security initiative, whose activities affect nutrition through three primary impact pathways: ...
  • SPRING: Toward Shared Goals: Building Multi-Sectoral Coordination for Nutrition in Uganda and Nepal
    2016 - This brief reviews some of the global guidance regarding multi-sectoral coordination, shares what we have learned from stakeholders in Nepal and Uganda regarding current capacities and experiences with multi-sectoral coordination, and conclude with recommendations for strengthening and overcoming barriers to effective coordination. This brief is part a series of "interim" ...
  • Scaling-Up the Use of Chlorhexidine for Umbilical Cord Care: Nepal’s Experience
    November, 2017 - The USAID-funded Chlorhexidine “Navi” Care Program (CNCP), implemented by JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. (JSI), provided technical assistance to the Government of Nepal to scale up the use of Chlorhexidine gel, an antiseptic applied to the umbilical cord of newborns to prevent infection and neonatal mortality. This brief documents ...
  • Use of Chlorhexidine For Cord Care Orientation Manual
    2015 - In 2011, JSI assisted the Ministry of Health and Population (MOHP) to pioneer the use of CHX for home and health facility deliveries in Nepal through the Chlorhexidine 'Navi' (Cord) Care Program, which is funded by a consortium of donors under the Saving Lives at Birth program. The project scaled-up ...
  • Use of Chlorhexidine for Cord Care: Social Behavior Change Communication Experience from Nepal
    August, 2017 - The USAID-funded Chlorhexidine “Navi” Care Program (CNCP), implemented by JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. (JSI), provides technical assistance to the Government of Nepal to scale up the use of Chlorhexidine gel, an antiseptic applied to the umbilical cord of newborns to prevent infection and neonatal mortality. This report shares ...
  • Use of Chlorhexidine to Prevent Infection in Newborns: An Orientation Manual for Health Workers and Female Community Health Volunteers
    2017 - This orientation manual provides materials for a one-day orientation on the proper use of Chlorhexidine to prevent newborn infection on the umbilical cord stump. The orientation consists of several participatory exercises that are designed to educate health service providers on the causes of newborn deaths, benefits of Chlorhexidine use, proper ...