Incident Reports

Health workers of Manahari in Makwanpur on agitation demanding Covid risk allowance


Bagmati, Makawanpur, Manahari, Ward 7

Manahari: Health workers and employees of Manahari Hospital in Manahari Rural Municipality-7 have agitated against the Rural municipality.

Nineteen health workers and cleaners, including two doctors working at the hospital, have been agitated after health workers and janitors who risked their lives during the Covid-19 pandemic were not provided risk allowance.

Medical workers Anjan Jung Thapa and Rebecca Sunam, along with their families, have staged agitation after health workers and staff members were not given risk allowance. The staff meeting held on November 25 has decided to work wearking black band until the allowance is received, to hold sit-in in the rural municipality on November 28, to suspend covid vaccination, to postpone regular reporting, and to boycott the training organized by the municipality for health workers on November 25, 26 and 27.

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