Incident Reports

Doctors protest for right to safe working environment


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Gokarneshwor

Doctors staged protest at Jorpati based Nepal Medical College on Sunday demanding right to a safe environment after the locals manhandled two doctors from the hospital after a patient died while undergoing treatment.  The doctors of the medical college boycotted all the OPD's beside emergency, fever clinic and isolation demanding action against those involved in manhandling the doctors.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Issues related to legal action and access to justice
Actor 1 - Number of people 100
Actor 1 - Affiliations Health sector/health workers, doctors
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Government and civil servants at central level
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media