Incident Reports

Doctors deny treatment fearing coronavirus contraction


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

Patients who came to TU Teaching Hospital for treatment for various illnesses have accused health workers of denying them treatment fearing coronavirus contraction. 

All the patients have complained that the doctors don't even touch them. However, the doctors at the emergency have denied any such allegations. 

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 n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Group of civilians (only Target)
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media