Incident Reports

Family members of deceased patient stage demonstration accusing doctor's negligence in Sindhuli


Bagmati, Sindhuli, Marin, Ward 3

The family of Sita Tamang a 27-year-old woman from Marin rural municipality-4 staged a demonstration on February 1 alleging that Tamang died due to the negligence of the doctors in Sindhuli Hospital. The demonstrators chanted slogans against the hospital. 

Whereas the Superintendent Dr. Umesh Pradhan alleged that Tamang who was in labor pain died due to high blood pressure and lack of contraction of the uterus after delivery, not because of negligence. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Extra-judicial response related to perceived healthcare malpractice/after death of patient
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
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