GENEVA, Dec 11: The numbers of nurses around the world are falling further just as the Omicron coronavirus spreads, and there is a also an imbalance as Western countries step up recruitment of healthcare workers from African and other poorer countries, the International Council of Nurses said on Friday.
KATHMANDU, Nov 22: The government has said it is initiating a process to send 10,000 nurses to the United Kingdom amid growing concerns about alternative employment opportunities in countries other than the Gulf and Malaysia.
INDIA, May 4: India postponed exams for trainee doctors and nurses on Monday, freeing them up to fight the world’s biggest surge in coronavirus infections, as the health system crumbles under the weight of new cases and hospitals run out of beds and oxygen.
KATHMANDU, May 17: Nurses of Shahid Dharmabhakta National Transplant Center are on their 22nd day of strike and seventh day of hunger strike demanding permanent status. However, the government has not heeded their demand.
DHANGADHI, Jan 19: Patients in Dhangadhi and neighboring districts have been struggling in lack of treatment as nurses and health workers of Seti Zonal Hospital (SZH) have been staging protests since a few days against the low pay and perks.
DHANGADHI, Jan 18: Patients in Dhangadhi and neighboring districts have been struggling in lack of treatment as nurses and health workers of Seti Zonal Hospital (SZH) have been staging protests since a few days against the low pay and perks.
KATHMANDU, Jan 16: The Nursing Association of Nepal (NAN), the umbrella organization of nurses across the country, has threatened of a nationwide protest presenting a 11-point demand including a demand for salary hike for nurses and reinstatement of three nurses who were sacked by the government from the Human Organ Transplant Centre (HOTC), Bhaktapur.
KATHMANDU, Jan 28: While Nepal marked the Nurses Day on Friday, nurses working in private hospitals of the country are forced to work for nominal salaries, depriving them of the basic pay scales of government hospitals.