Dernière mise à jour: 25/3/2024

Informations de base

Groupe de population
Children, Women, Mother, Pregnant, Lactating women

Détails du programme

Objectifs du programme

The goal of the program is to reduce maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality and to improve the maternal and neonatal health through preventive and promotive activities as well as by addressing avoidable factors that cause death during pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum period. 

Composantes du programme
Free selected health services are provided for mothers and newborns, as well as cash incentives for four antenatal care visits and the transportation costs for having an institutional delivery. Health workers also receive benefits for attending deliveries and for providing care to sick newborn.
Nom du programme précédent (le cas échéant)
The Safe Delivery Incentive Programme (SDIP)
248,750 women (2017)
Arruda, P.; Markhof, Y.; Franciscon, I.; Silva, W. and Bilo, C. 2020. Overview of non-contributory social protection programmes in South Asia from a child and equity perspective. Research Report No. 46. International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth and UNICEF Regional Office for South Asia. <>. Accessed 31 Oct 2023.
Dépenses du programme
In the 2015/16 fiscal year the programme had a budget of NPR1,101,251,000 for transportation costs and reimbursements, NPR44,800,000 for 4 antenatal care payments and NPR48,000,000 for newborn care costs; the expenditure on each of these was of NPR798,226,573, NPR34,158,871 and NPR7,045,670 respectively. Total budget for the 2015/16 fiscal year: NPR1,194,051,000 Total expedniture for the 2015/16 fiscal year: NPR 839,431,114

Ciblage et éligibilité

Critère d'éligibilité
The incentives and services are available to Nepali citizens especially pregnant women, newborns and health care workers.

Couverture et autres informations

Montant des bénéfices
(i)For women: payment covering transportation costs: NPR1,500 in mountains, NPR1,000 in hills and NPR500 in Tarai districts; plus NPR400 upon completion of four ANC visits at 4, 6, 8 and 9 months of pregnancy, institutional delivery and postnatal care. (ii)For health workers: NPR300 for attending all types of deliveries or for providing all forms of packaged services.
Fréquence de paiement/livraison
Durée minimale et maximale des prestations (le cas échéant)
The program does not have a minimum or maximum duration for the benefits provided to the beneficiaries. The program provides benefits to the beneficiaries based on the completion of specific conditions as explained in conditionalities and amount of benefits fields above.
Mécanismes et fréquence de suivi et évaluation
A Service Tracking Survey was conducted in 2011 to gather information on the country's health policy as well as to monitor the implementation of the Aama Programme
Lamichane, Prabhat. and SureshTiwari. 2012. Progress Report on the Aama/YANC Demand Side Financing Programme. Nepal Heath Sector Support Programme. <>. Accessed 31 Oct 2023.
Legal Framework
Safe Motherhood and Reproductive Health Right Act (2018)
Lazzarini, L. 2020. Social protection legislative frameworks in South Asia from a children’s rights perspective. Research Report No. 55. Brasília and Kathmandu: International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth and UNICEF Regional Office for South Asia. Accessible Accessed 25 March 2024