BIRATNAGAR, April 8: The government of province 1 has announced a compensation of Rs five million for the families of health workers and other caregivers if they die in the course of handling COVID-19 cases. The move comes amid growing number of doctors and health workers expressing reluctance to provide care to COVID-19 patients fearing the contagion.
LAHAN, Jan 7: Three newborns died at a Lahan-based private hospital on a single day, it has been learnt. The babies born on Friday at Saptarishi Hospital, Lahan were declared dead one after another within 24 hours.
DHADING, June 21: Eleven medics including doctors hired on contract at the Dhading District Hospital do not remember the last time they collected their salaries. In fact they have been working without pay for the past 11 months.
KOLKATA/NEW DELHI, June 14: Thousands of doctors across India went on strike on Friday to demand better security at hospitals days after junior doctors in the city of Kolkata were attacked, leaving services in many government-run health facilities paralyzed.
KATHMANDU, April 11: Patients coming to the government hospitals in the capital after being referred by hospitals in their districts faced difficulties as doctors have boycotted their duty except for emergency services for the last six days.
POKHARA, April 11: The agitation by doctors against the civil service adjustment bill has impacted badly on patients across the country, including in Kaski and Baglung. With OPD services halted, patients in the two districts have waited it out under the open sky . Some doctors are attending to them amid all the chaos.
KATHMANDU, April 6: Around 50,000 patients coming to government hospitals across the country have been affected by a doctors' strike . Doctors at the government hospitals have halted all services except emergency from Friday onwards, to protest the government's move to adjust them under the federal structure as per a newly-introduced civil service policy.
KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Doctors working at government health institutions have issued a 72-hour ultimatum to the government to address their demands. The doctors have announced to boycott all services except emergency from Wednesday (February 27) onward if their demands are not met.
KATHMANDU, Feb 23: The doctors working at government health facilities across the country boycotted all services except emergency on Friday on the last day of their latest phase of protest against the government’s civil servants adjustment plan.
KATHMANDU, Feb 2: Following appeals from various professionals, civil society leaders and politicians including former president Dr Ram Baran Yadav to save his life, Dr Govinda KC ended his fast-unto-death on Friday evening.
KATHMANDU, Jan 30: Dr Govinda KC’s condition has become critical and needs intensive care treatment, according to doctors attending to him. However, Dr KC, who was on the 21st day of his hunger strike on Tuesday, has refused intensive care, according to the doctors.
KATHMANDU, Jan 21: The National Resident Doctors Association (NRDA) and the Nepal Medical Association (NMA) have warned of strong protests to pressure the government to fulfill Dr Govinda KC's demands.
DHADING, Sept 27: Setimaya Rana, a six-month pregnant would-be mother, was not feeling her baby's movement since the last few days. Worried, she went to the Dhading District Hospital for consultation on Monday.
JUMLA, July 4: The medical team deployed by Karnali Institute of Health Sciences for the treatment of senior orthopedic surgeon Dr Govinda KC has returned following lack of cooperation from the local administration.
LAHAN, June 18: Saturday 1 pm at the Shivam Medicene Center that claims to be part of Indian clinic 'Nageshwori Chandasi Dawakhana' at Lahan main market area. Shrawan Yadav, 55 and his 'doctor' from Calcutta of India, Bidhut Roy are talking about Yadav's health complications.
RAUTAHAT, June 11: An abducted child in Rautahat was found dead early morning today on the shore of Bagmati River, 15 kilometer away from Gadimai municipality-5. Yuvaraj Shah, the 12 year son of doctor Dilip Shah of Katahariya Municipality – 9 was shot dead by his captors, according to police.
GORKHA, June 9: Uhiya village of Gorkha is unique. Here, people take medicines from doctors but hardly take it without getting it treated by shamans. Preferring shaman's directions to that of doctors is a rule of thumb here. Everyone is comfortable about it here around, reports a local Janga Bahadur Gurung.
KATHMANDU, Feb 28: Ethical Committee of the Nepal Medical Council (NMC) has interrogated two doctors of Norvic International Hospital for carrying out surgery on a patient mistakenly on the right leg instead of the problematic left leg.
KATHMANDU, Feb 1: The Kathmandu District Court has extended the judicial remand of 14 foreigners and three Nepali citizens arrested from various hospitals in the capital on the charge of working without permission. The court has remanded them in custody for seven days for further investigation.
KATHMANDU, Jan 30: The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police on Monday arrested as many as 17 foreign doctors and three hospital entrepreneurs from various hospitals in the capital on charge of working without permission.
KATHMANDU, Jan 26: Following warning from Nepal Resident Doctors Association (NRDA) to halt services except emergency in teaching hospitals, the Ministry of Health (MoH) has forwarded documents to the concerned authorities to pay the resident doctors at teaching hospitals across the country.
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GAIGHAT, UDAYAPUR Oct 1: Patients visiting the District Hospital Udaypur based in Bokse, looking for treatment have been deprived of the service as hospital doctors are on the Dashain leave for over a week.
DHARAN, Sept 24: Jamuna Rai, who has been suffering from the neurological disorder, is originally from Udayapur. Currently, she is living with her brothers in Dharan for the treatment of her ailment. Her illness often knocks her unconscious. In such situation, her brothers take her to the nearby Out Patients Department (OPD) of BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) where she gets treatment and medication.
KATHMANDU, August 27: Health professionals associated with Nepal Medical Association (NMA) are all set to work wearing black armbands from Monday as part of their protests against granting affiliation to Kathmandu National Medical College (KNMC).
RASUWA, August 27: Almost 27 months have elapsed since the devastating earthquake of 2015 but the government is yet to rebuild the district hospital which was damaged in the quake. This has compelled doctors to treat patients under makeshift tents.