Doctors have gone on strike in Nepal, demanding better security against attacks from patients' families.
The Nepal Medical Association organized Wednesday's protest, shutting down dozens of hospitals and clinics throughout the country. Emergency services remained open.
Doctors called the strike to protest threats and attacks by family members who allege negligence resulted in a relative's death.
In the latest incident, the family of a patient who died after kidney surgery threatened doctors at a Kathmandu hospital.