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Maternal Health Care Service Utilization and Its Role in Postpartum Family Planning Use in Nepal

Family planning and maternal health care programme has been initiated in an integrated approach for a long time in Nepal. However, the use status of family planning method could not be presented at good instance. The International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), 1994 and later millennium development goal 2002, both paved the way out for the situation mostly in the developing countries. Nepal also has made some changes in its services aiming to reduce high maternal mortality and promote to use family planning method.

Covariates of Currently Married Women's Employment in Nepal: A Regional Analysis

This paper studies regional differences in currently married women’s employment status, its nature and some of the covariates in Nepal, with special focus to their education and economic status by analysing data from Nepal Demographic and Health Survey, 2011. Women’s employment, with substantial regional variation in the three ecological regions, is predominately unpaid, done mainly for family members, mostly in agriculture sector and women work throughout the year. Women are employed mainly in family farm and their job is unpaid.

Effect of Women’s Role on Household Decision Making on Institutional Delivery of the recent Child in Nepal

Nepalese women are behind than men in many areas, such as educational attainment, participation in decision-making and health service utilization, all of which have an impact on reproductive health outcomes. This paper explores effect of women's role on household decision making on institutional delivery of the child in Nepal Data as drawn from the Nepal Demographic and Health Survey, 2011. The analysis is confined to women who had given birth in the five years preceding the survey (n=4,148).

Transformation towards Human Resource Information Systems

This paper has explored the various factors namely technological factors, organisational factors, environmental factors and psychological factors that influence in the adoption of Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS). The purpose of the paper is to focus on the factors essential for the adaptability and capability of companies to accept the introduction of information systems like HRIS. The paper is descriptive in nature and the respondents are the users of HRIS in small, medium and large scale companies.

Rethinking of Curriculum for the Senior Staff Course of Bangladesh Public Administration Training Centre: An Empirical Analysis

One of the mandates of Bangladesh Public Administration Training Centre (BPATC) is to develop human capital of senior level civil servants of Bangladesh. This study has identified the development needs of the Joint Secretaries of Bangladesh Civil Service in order to facilitate knowledge and skills through Senior Staff Course (SSC) organized by BPATC. This study has used quantitative research approach. Data were collected from different levels of respondents that include officers of the rank of Joint Secretary, Additional Secretary and Secretary.

Association between Work Motivation and Job Satisfaction of College Teachers

Colleges should motivate the teachers for their job satisfaction in order to enhance the performance of the organizations. This paper examines the association between work motivation and job satisfaction of teachers. With convenient sampling technique, only 112 responses are usable out of 150 questionnaires distribution to the teachers of university constituent, affiliated and plus two campuses/ colleges in Kathmandu valley. Using descriptive statistics and correlation analysis, the study analyses the work motivation and job satisfaction of the teachers.

Socio-economic impact of microfinance in Nepal

The microfinance institutions (MFIs) in Nepal are constrained in capacity of key technical areas essential to rural finance operations such as accounting, auditing, strategic planning, financial analysis, and portfolio management. This lack significantly limits their potential to expand their client base and outreach to poor households. The number of MFIs with private sector's participation is expanding significantly.

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