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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 This is provided as background to the issue. I do not pretend that it is comprehensive.  I started collecting these a few years ago … Continue reading

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Vandalism and anger at CMC Dec 2016


A pregnant woman died in Terai last week, and the family was overcome by grief. They showed it by angry protests. The doctor is always blamed, regardless of the facts. This is an issue that prevents young doctors from wanting … Continue reading

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part 2 De-escalation techniques in #Nepal – eliminating the threat of “thrashing”


This is part two. Here is the problem for MBBS docs who are doing a year-long internship: In MBBS program, the curriculum has been science-based. They are rewarded for doing research on physiological problems related to medical diagnosis. They are … Continue reading

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