Morang, Nov. 8 -- Madan Limbu of Urlabari Municipality in Morang, who was suffering from high fever, had to wait for more than five hours to meet a doctor in Mangalbare Hospital on Thursday. "There is a queue in every section of the hospital. The hospital is not equipped to deal with such a high number of patients," said Limbu.

The hospital receives more than 200 patients on a daily basis, according to the hospital administration.

Ram Prasad Dahal, a local of Miklajung, said that he arrived at the hospital at 10am but was told that he would have to wait till mid-afternoon before a doctor could see him. "I'm told that the doctor will see me only at 2pm. I need to rest, but I have to wait here for the doctor," said Dahal.

Although the ho...