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[Correspondence] Hunger strike and health system reformation in Nepal

Dr Govinda KC, a senior orthopaedic surgeon and a professor at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, is staging a series of hunger strikes to reform medical education and the health system in Nepal. At every attempt, the government has promised to fulfil his demands, yet never gone through with its promises, and the media report that the unwillingness of government has generated his eight hunger strikes.1,2