Country Information

Download Fact Sheet

Key immunisation indicators

Data sources

Latest News

All News

Nepal introduces Typhoid vaccine into routine immunisation across the country

The Ministry of Health and Population, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, UNICEF, WHO and other partners are collaborating on the nationwide typhoid vaccine introduction including a catch-up campaign, which seeks to vaccinate all children from the age…

Carrying the hopes of a nation on her back: Nepalese health worker goes above and beyond

Health worker Lila Thapa walked 30 minutes over hilly terrain with an elderly community member on her back, ensuring she received her COVID-19 vaccine.

Keeping vaccines cold

Walk-in coolers provided by the COVAX Facility are helping to strengthen vaccine storage facilities around Nepal – crucial as the country seeks to accelerate its ongoing COVID-19 drive.

Vaccine mandate drastically increases vaccination rate in Nepal

To boost uptake, the Nepalese government has made vaccination cards mandatory for access to public services: it’s working.

Travelling by horseback through the Himalayas: Getting vaccines to the people in Nepal

The Himalayan villages of Nepal are some of the most inaccessible places on earth. Nevertheless, health workers are putting their lives on the line to make sure they aren’t left behind in the fight against COVID-19.

COVID-19 vaccines: Nepal leaves no people with disability behind

"Leave no one behind" has been one of the core pledges of the SDG 2030 agenda. In light of the COVID-19 situation, it is vital to consider the plight faced by people with disability. Nepal has lessons for us all.

Sickness and survival in pre-COVID-19 Nepal

A gripping documentary about a family's struggle with the emotional and financial consequences of severe pneumonia.

Vaccine justice: Nepal gives refugees priority in the vaccine queue

Nepal has distributed more than 10 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine according to a considered allocation schedule based on humane, inclusive, epidemiological good sense. The country’s future safety depends on the willingness of the rest of the…

COVAX roll-out - Nepal

Nepal COVAX vaccine roll-out information and latest news.

Subscribe to our newsletter