This study was one in a series of preparatory studies and proposals required to create a clear view of the various options as to how funding, earmarked for Family Planning measures in Nepal, should best be used. The Social Marketing of contraceptives, and support for the planning of clinic services, or an adequate mix of both activities, emerged as the basic alternative options.
To prepare a feasibility study that would provide options for the cost and management framework for enhancing family planning activities, preferably in the private sector, i.e. social marketing of contraceptives or clinic-based care, as a basis for KfW´s project appraisal. Activities included: Assessing the need for contraceptives and human resources Describing objectives, target groups, measures, procurement, dissemination, project implementation and structure, cost estimate, financial requirements, impact and risks of the proposed project