Incident Reports

Students, who studied MBBS in China, stage sit-in in Nepal Medical Council, demanding Internship


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Budhanilakantha

Students who completed MBBS from China in 2015 and 2016 staged a sit-in at the Nepal Medical Council premises demanding that the theoretical studies that they completed online should be recognized and that internships should be offered in Nepal. The students who returned to Nepal amid the Corona pandemic completed their theoretical studies online. But they are agitated when the Nepal Medical Council says online classes are not acceptable.

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