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Table 1 Staffing in emergency departments in different levels of healthcare centers

From: Emergency medicine in Nepal: present practice and direction for future

Level of healthcare center Service provider in emergency department
Primary: SHPa, HPa, PHCCa Village health worker/auxiliary health worker/health assistant
Medical officer/health assistant
Secondary: district hospitals, zonal hospitals, regional hospitals Medical officers
Tertiary: central hospitals, teaching hospitals Medical officers/general practitioners
Private hospitals Medical officers/general practitioners
  1. SHP sub-health post, HP health post, PHCC primary healthcare center
  2. aProvide basic emergency care services with no designated emergency departments