Monthly Archives: October 2017

Harrassment of female M.O.s in Nepal, a case study.


Update: got 280 hits in the first eight hours. Please share on FaceBook. Feel free to send anonymous stories about this topic. At the end of my last blog, I requested readers to send stories about the incidents in which … Continue reading

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#JailWithoutBail is not the only answer


There have been highly publicized episodes of threats and attacks against doctors in Nepal. In September the Cabinet proposed a rule change to put the burden of payment to surviving family firmly on the back of whichever doctor was involved when a … Continue reading

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Partial review of media reports of “thrashing” of doctors in Nepal and India. Please send more links


Internet based list of links to thrashing episodes in Nepal Compiled by Joe Niemczura, RN, MS September 2018 Update: click here to read my take on the NMA protest. This is provided as background to the issue of thrashing. I … Continue reading

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More #thrashing incidents in #Nepal Oct 8th, a registry and data collection system is sorely needed!


There was more news over the weekend, the bad kind of news nobody wants to read. The Nepal Medical Association published a letter to the government: Here is the translation, roughly. My friend in Nepal used Google translate so there … Continue reading

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Sept 31st: The NMA hospital protest fizzles out


The hospital protest is over, and the question is whether it made any difference. Here is the press release in Nepali from Nepal Medical Association. I sent out a general query as to whether it was a successful protest or … Continue reading

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