Incident Reports

Pregnant woman dies after hospital denies admission


Province 1, Morang, Biratnagar, Ward 6

A 30-year-old pregnant woman of Biratnagar-6 died on Thursday morning after Koshi Hospital denied her admission. 

The woman was taken to Koshi hospital on Wednesday evening for delivery. However, the hospital did not admit her since she already had two C-sections before. 

The family of the deceased accused the hospital of not admitting her since she was from a low-income family. They are landless squatters. 

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
Actor 1 - Affiliations Health sector/health workers, doctors
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media