Maternal and child health coverage in Nepal
Who is being left behind?
National Data +
Coverage*
low high
*The Composite Coverage Index (CCI) is a measure of the estimated coverage of eight essential maternal and child health interventions: family planning, skilled birth attendance, ante-natal care, the DPT3 vaccine, the measles vaccine, the BCG (tuberculosis) vaccine, oral rehydration therapy (for children with diarrhoea) and pneumonia care
Source: ODI computations of the World Health Organization (WHO) CCI for groups within Nepal using MICS (2014) data. See ODI 2016
Coverage*: %
Household wealth
Bottom 40%: Upper 60%:
Location
Urban: Rural:
Age of woman/mother
Below 25: 25 and over:
Education
Below Secondary: Secondary and higher:
Ethnicity
Minority: Non-minority:
National
Household wealth
Bottom 40%: 59% Upper 60%: 72%
Location
Urban: 79% Rural: 64%
Age of woman/mother
Below 25: 62% 25 and over: 65%
Education
Below Secondary: 65% Secondary and higher: 66%
Ethnicity
Minority: 64% Non minority: 68%