Kathmandu, March 5 -- Last week, a 32-year-old Nepali woman in Cyprus, contacted doctors at Danfe Health Care, an organisation that recently started telemedicine services.

The woman from Nepalgunj, who went to the island nation in the eastern Mediterranean, some 18 months ago for employment, told doctors that she had been unable to consult a psychiatrist as she didn't speak or understand the local language.

"The woman had anxiety disorder before going to Cyprus," Dr Kanchan Dahal, a clinical psychiatrist at Bhaktapur Hospital, who counselled the woman, told the Post. "Due to excessive workload and worries about her children, her problems have exacerbated."

Similarly, a 30-year-old man from Pokhara, currently in Japan, contacted the org...