Incident Reports

Junior resident doctors of BPKIHS fighting COVID agitated


Province 1, Sunsari, Dharan

Junior Resident Doctors Welfare Society of BP Koirala Institute of Health Science, Dharan has launched a protest putting forward 9 points demands.  Along with other demands JR doctors have demanded to set up a lab in COVID hospital of Institute,  isolation made in the emergency ward be stopped immediately, payment of allowance be made immediately and the suspected patients be admitted directly to dedicated COVID hospital and the institute should stop assigning JR doctors to manage the dead body of COVID-19 infected patient.

The society handed a letter of memorandum to the VC, Medical Superintendent, registrar and doctors to fulfill their demand in 24 hours. The JR  has decided not to engage in any duty other than emergency from August 25 if their demands were not fulfilled.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Other forms of non-violent protest
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Secondary Cause Healthcare Management
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Health sector/health workers, doctors
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Other state institutions
Actor 2 - Youth na
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