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26 Nov 20

PHASE Worldwide statement on reduction of Overseas Aid Budget announced in the Spending Review

Yesterday, Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak announced a new spending plan until April 2021, with the intention of cutting overseas development aid from 0.7% of gross national income (GNI) to 0.5%. These cuts will have a harmful impact for vulnerable people and remote communities in Nepal, at a time…

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6 Nov 20

The Waterloo Foundation – New Funding!

PHASE Worldwide is delighted to announce a new partnership with the Waterloo Foundation, who will be supporting our work in strengthening health systems and improving healthcare outcomes, particularly amongst women and children. This new funding will support the training, practices and resources of Auxiliary Nurse Midwives (ANMs) at three health…

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20 Oct 20

Project Update: Rebuilding Communities in Gorkha, Four Years On

Following the earthquakes of 2015 in Nepal, remote areas such as Gorkha were left extremely vulnerable with infrastructure destroyed and livelihoods devastated. In 2016, the Big Lottery Fund (BLF) committed £2 million to Nepal to help affected communities and PHASE Worldwide was awarded a project-based grant over five years. As…

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7 Oct 20

Launching our Covid-19 Response

PHASE Worldwide is pleased to announce that we have secured new Covid-19 Rapid Response funding from UK Aid Direct and the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) to expand our support to vulnerable communities in the Far West of Nepal, by maintaining essential health services and delivering health education activities….

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28 Jul 20

#RosieRuns: Update Feed

  20 August 2020 Rosie stopped off in Bristol to visit the PHASE Worldwide team on her way from Land’s End to John O’Groats. The team were very happy to see her and had a lovely time hearing about her stories from the road.   10 July 2020 Rosie is…

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28 Jul 20

Covid-19: Update from Nepal

As lockdown in Nepal begins to ease, the strict measures put in place to inhibit the transmission of the coronavirus have successfully resulted in a decreased rate of new cases. At the time of writing, there have been 18,241 confirmed Covid-19 cases in Nepal; 12,840 people have recovered; 5,538 are…

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24 Jun 20

The Impact of Lockdown in Nepal

As lockdown measures ease in the UK, the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Nepal continues to rise. As of June 30th, according to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), there are over 13,000 cases of coronavirus infections active in 76 districts. In the remote areas in which PHASE…

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22 Jun 20

Supporting the Most Vulnerable during Covid-19

Whilst slowing down across the UK, the number of confirmed cases in Nepal is increasing steadily. As of June 22, the coronavirus has spread to 76 of the country’s 77 districts. Cases have been confirmed across all districts within which PHASE Worldwide currently operates (Bajura: 70, Gorkha: 47, Sindhupalchok: 28,…

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26 May 20

Covid-19: Update from Nepal

In Nepal, the number of positive Covid-19 cases is gradually increasing. As of 26th May 2020, there have been 682 confirmed cases, 109 recovered, and sadly, 4 deaths. Until now, most of the confirmed cases have been returning migrants from India in the southern border districts. 569 are in isolation, with a further 39,000 in…

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