Incident Reports

Doctors denied treatment for paitient with wound in leg

2020-04-11

Province 2, Dhanusha, Janakpur

Naim Kawadi, a patient  of Gaudeta Municipality-12, Sarlahi who had a severe wound in his leg, was denied treatment by the doctors of Provincial hospital, Janakpurdham because of fear of COVID-19.  Naim was found unconscious in Gaudeta and was taken to hospital with the help of local representatives. He is being kept at the corner of an emergency ward of the hospital. 

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 na
National/Online Media

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