Migration of Health Workers from Nepal

Author(s): Bandita Sijapati, Jeevan Baniya, Neha Choudhary and Ashim Bhattarai

Published Date: March 2017

Publication Type: Report

Published by: ILO

This report provides an overview of the current situation relating to the stock and outflow of Nepali health care workers to third countries. Presenting the findings of a survey with undergraduate medical and nursing students, the report discusses the factors driving Nepali health workers to seek employment opportunities abroad. The report also reviews international as well as national frameworks and mechanisms regulating the migration of health workers from Nepal.

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