Incident Reports

Doctors of Dhaulagiri Hospital stage sit-in against overtime work


Gandaki, Baglung, Baglung

Doctors of Dhaulagiri Hospital, in Baglung staged a sit-in at the administration section of the hospital against the management accusing the management of exploiting doctors to work overtime.

They demanded that they should have to work for more time than that specified by the government and the hospital management should compensate them if they attend emergencies. The hospital currently has 15 specialist doctors and five medical officers. The patients are in crisis due to the agitation of the doctors.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Gherau/Dharna (sit-in)/padlocking
Primary Cause Labor disputes, not including civil servants
Actor 1 - Number of people 20
Actor 1 - Affiliations Health sector/health workers, doctors
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Health sector/health workers, doctors
Actor 2 - Youth na
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