For more than 30 years, Médecins du Monde (MdM), is France based international medical humanitarian organization. MdM currently works in 34 countries across all continents where it focuses on 5 priority areas: caring for the health of migrants and displaced persons, promoting sexual and reproductive health, combating HIV and reducing the harm and risks associated with drug use, crises and conflicts and environmental health.
MdM has worked in Nepal since 2001 in various topic such as Tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, Sexual and Reproductive Health with Microfinance including emergency response during earthquake in Sindhupalchok and flood in Terai. Since 2018 MdM has been focused in Nepal strategically on environment-health projects. MdM is working on Environmental Health to improve health status of informal waste workers (IWWs), mitigating their occupational risks and environmental exposure, improving access to information, and increasing access to health services, especially considering the COVID-19 pandemic. We are currently implementing “Healthy Waste Workers for Sustainable Waste Management” (HWW4SWM) project in Kathmandu Valley and Sisdole Landfill site. MDM-F also planning to implement “Healthy waste workers project” possibly in Nepalgunj Banke to increase the access to decent and safe work opportunities of Waste Workers , promoting Occupational Health &Safety, Health care waste management and contributing to 3R strategy of waste reduction, we are planning to launch project “Healthy waste workers” for about 2 years.
MdM France invites EOI from the relevant Nepalese non-governmental organizations/ civil society actors for its potential partnership for approximately 2 years.