Incident Reports

Health workers at Matrisisu hospital agitated demanding risk allowance


Province 4, Kaski, Pokhara Lekhnath, Ward 16

Health workers and employees of Matrisisu hospital of Pokhara Metropolitan-16, Kaski, staged a protest at the hospital premises from Tuesday, demanding risk allowance of COVID-19 period. They started agitation from Tuesday and continued it on Wednesday.

The Gandaki Province government had decided to give risk allowance to all the doctors, nurses and health workers working in Lockdown period since last fiscal year. The agaitated health workers say that they have not got the allowance as per the decision, said Laxman Poudel, information officer of the hospital.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Labor disputes, not including civil servants
Secondary Cause Government Relief
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) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media