New Forms of Development: Branding Innovative Ideas and Bidding for Foreign Aid in the Maternal and Child Health Service in Nepal
Sharma, Jeevan Raj
Chand, Obindra Bahadur
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Nepal has been receiving foreign aid since the early 1950s. Currently, the country’s health care systemis heavily dependent on aid, even for the provision of basic health services to its people. Globally, the mechanismfor the dispersal of foreign aid is becoming increasingly complex. Numerous stakeholders are involved at variouslevels: donors, intermediary organisations, project-implementing partners and the beneficiaries, engaging not onlyin Nepal but also globally. To illustrate how branding and bidding occurs, and to discuss how this process hasbecome increasingly vital in securing foreign aid to run MCH activities in Nepal.
CitationAdhikari, R., Smith, P., Sharma, J.R. et al. New forms of development: branding innovative ideas and bidding for foreign aid in the maternal and child health service in Nepal. Global Health 14, 33 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12992-018-0350-0
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