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Thousands of health workers file complaint against their adjustment (ht 21/04/2019), Health Ministry suspends staff adjustment process: Directs service providers to wait until further notice, by Arjun Poudel (kp 23/04/2019)

Health workers in Khotang without salaries for five months (rep 06/04/2019)

Shortage of nurses affects BPKIHS services, by Rohit Rai (rep 17/03/2019)

Staff adjustment proposal worries health assistants across country, by Arjun Poudel (kp 12/02/2019)

Nurses dissatisfied with MoHP proposed new health structure (ht 29/01/2019)

Health assistants defy ministry decision, by Nayak Paudel (kp 09/01/2019), Health Assistants threaten to quit en masse: Stage rally in Capital against government’s plan to allow auxiliary health workers to head health posts, by Nayak Paudel (kp 11/01/2019), HAAN’s protest  programmes to continue (ht 15/01/2019)

All local levels to get public health nurses (ht 30/12/2018)

Health workers deprived of salary in Tanahun (ht 09/12/2018)

Health workers deprived of salaries for months, preparing for protest, by Bishnu Prasad Devkota (rep 18/08/2018)

Health workers on war path in Jajarkot (ht 12/07/2018)

Less than 50 pc nurses pass licence exam (ht 26/06/2018)

15pc seats to be set aside for males to pursue nursing courses (ht 25/06/2018), Council opens nursing courses to male students, by Nayak Paudel (kp 26/06/2018)

Nurses, resident doctors demand better facilities: The agitating nurses and medical students warn of intensifying their protests if their demands are not addressed immediately (kp 23/06/2018), Nurses demand high level positions at MoHP (ht 23/06/2018)

Health workers deprived of salaries since months (rep 18/06/2018)

Health workers in Jumla unhappy with new budget, by DB Buda (rep 09/06/2018)

Staffers of health posts in LMC not paid for four months (ht 07/06/2018)

Health post workers playing truant (ht 14/05/2018)

Health workers call for improved services nationwide (kp 07/05/2018)

Health staff sans salary for three months (ht 24/04/2018)

Nepali men in nursing: It’s time males became nurses, by Ben McGarry (ht 14/02/2018)

Nurses begin service boycott across country to protest their ‘exploitation’: Pressing an 11-point demand, nurses have  started boycotting services across the country for three hours daily (kp 17/01/2018), KAHS nurses protest against low pay, shun duties, by DB Budha (rep 17/01/2018), Govt ready to negotiate (kp 18/01/2018), Nurses’ stir cripples Dhangadi hospital (ht 18/01/2018), Nurses call off protest after deal with govt (ht 19/01/2018)

Nurses halt services for an hour across country (ht 13/01/2018)

Two nurses stage sit-in demanding justice (ht 09/01/2018)

Dismissal of 3 nurses at HOTC: Nurses warn of nationwide protest; Term of nurses hired on contract expired recently: Health Ministry (kp 03/01/2018)

‘FCHVs can play crucial role in fighting NCDs’, by Manish Gautam (kp 12/12/2017)

Nurses threaten to hit streets (ht 10/12/2017)

Training to enhance health workers’ knowledge on GBV (ht 27/05/2017)

Nurses demand better pay (ht 13/05/2017)

Health workers’ protest may hit anti-polio drive (kp 13/02/2017)

Nurses being paid nominal salaries by private hospitals: NNC; Montlhly pay of nurses a little more than Rs 3,000, by Bishnu Prasad Aryal (rep 28/01/2017)

Govt health workers must take permission to work in pvt sector (rep 21/01/2017)

Health workers' protest in Jumla hits patients, by DB Buda (rep 02/01/2017)

Violence against women: Central role of health workers, by Giulia Vallese and Jos Vandelaer (ht 08/12/2016)

Five female community health volunteers honoured (ht 06/12/2016)

Govt taskforce to address health professionals’ concerns: Nurses, health assistants, community health workers, lab technicians have been facing problems in recruitment and job retention (kp 31/10/2016)

CIAA concerned about stalled recruitment of health workers in far-western region (ht 06/08/2016)

Procedures for hiring doctors on contract formulated (ht 08/06/2016)

Over 100 positions of health workers lying vacant (ht 26/02/2016)

Health workers dearth in remote Ramechhap: Officials say the positions for around 100 health workers are vacant in several health facilities in remote parts of the district for a long time (kp 18/02/2016)

Nurses say No: As nurses protest against forced volunteerism, the ethical responsibilities of hospitals come into question, by Manish Gautam (kp 19/09/3015)

DPHO unable to retain nurses, by J. Pandey (kp 10/07/2015)

Nursing the community: Community health nurses are critical parts of the healthcare regimen, and yet, many remain unaware of them, by Sumitra Sharma (kp 29/01/2015), Nurses call for uniformity in pay and perks (ht 30/01/2015)

Far-west healthworkers’ strike on (ht 31/12/2014)

Govt enforces new affiliation decree: Nursing colleges must have dedicated hospitals for  practical learning in order to acquire teaching licence (kp 08/10/2014)

Female community health volunteers warn of strong agitation (ht 24/07/2014)

Nurses under duress: A nurse at public hospital is forced to attend up to 4 dozen patients, by Arjun Poudel (rep 25/06/2014)

Nurses in Nepal overburdened (rep 13/05/2014), Nurses urge govt to create more jobs (rep 14/05/2014)

Nursing grievances: As educated professionals with graduate degrees, nurses need to be treated and paid better, by Pragya Paneru (kp 15/04/2014)

Public health workers want vacancies filled (kp 06/04/2014)

Curse of the nurse: Nursing in Nepal is a thankless job, maybe because almost all nurses are women, by Muna Sharma (kp 09/03/2014)

Hospital robs aspiring nurses of millions, by Brij Kumar Yadav (ht 15/02/2014)

Sankhuwasabha villagers demand health workers, by Dipendra Shakya (kp 17/01/2014)

Migration of Health Workers from Nepal, by Bandita Sijapati, Jeevan Baniya, Neha Choudhary and Ashim Bhattarai. Kathmandu: ILO, March 2017

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