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Nepal’s Ruling Class: Experts in Failure

“Failing to prepare is preparing to fail.” – Benjamin Franklin

As you read this, the country of Nepal is being decimated by the COVID-19 virus.

  • John Mac Ghlionn and Tejeswi KC
  • International Policy Digest

Every few minutes, due to a lack of available oxygen, a life is lost.

Both in Kathmandu, the capital city, and the rural areas of Nepal, help from the government, like oxygen and available hospital beds, is in short supply.

With a population of more than 30 million people, Nepal has only 1,127 ICU beds and 453 ventilators.

In Nepalgunj, a city bordering Uttar Pradesh, one of the worst affected areas in neighboring India, help from government officials has been non-existent.

Bheri Hospital, for…

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