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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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