Swachchhata Nepal Fact Sheet

USAID’s Swachchhata (Hygiene) Activity strengthens community health by improving water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) and electricity infrastructure, infection prevention practices, and hygiene behavior at health facilities.

The $4.9 million, five-year activity (2016 – 2021) works with the Government of Nepal’s Ministry of Health and Population, the Alternative Energy Promotion Center, and municipalities to improve the supply of water and electricity, the management of medical waste, and the prevention of infections and increase access to sanitation facilities at health facilities in Karnali Province (Salyan, West Rukum, Jajarkot, and Dolpa Districts) and Province 5 (East Rukum District).