Incident Reports

Health workers padlocked OPD and Emergency demanding salary and allowance


Province 2, Dhanusha, Janakpur

Health workers of Provincial Hospital in Janakpur padlocked OPD and emergency room of the Provincial Hospital of Janakpurdham on January 11 demanding salary allowance and compensation for working amid the risk of coronavirus infection. 

One of the staff mentioned that they padlocked the OPD and Emergency room because they hadn't been paid five months' allowance and one month's salary.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Secondary Cause Government Relief
Actor 1 - Number of people 102
Actor 1 - Affiliations Health sector/health workers, doctors
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Health sector/health workers, doctors
Actor 2 - Youth unknown
National/Online Media