Incident Reports

Patient denied of treatment by Bhairahawa and Bharatpur hospitals


Bagmati, Chitawan, Bharatpur

The hospitals of Bhairahawa and Bharatpur denied the treatment of a patient from Malarani Rural Municipality-4, Arghakhanchi. 

Bhairahawa Medical College and Bharatpur Medical College denied the treatment of Ram Prasad Rijal.  

Bhairahawa Medical College on Thursday evening handed over the report of CT scan and referred him to Bharatpur Old Medical College saying that the Isolation ward and ICU are not vacant. 

Bharatpur Medical College looked into his report on Friday and when they found out he stayed in quarantine after coming from India, they kicked him out of the hospital without providing treatment. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Banishment/shunning
Primary Cause Issues related to the quality of public services (health, education etc.)and access to these services
Secondary Cause Prejudice and Discrimination
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Health sector/health workers, doctors
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
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