Sita Gurung is a registered nurse who hails from Manang, a mountainous district of Nepal which is difficult to access. Prior to passing her Proficiency Certificate Level (PCL) in Nursing, Sita also completed a Community Medical Assistant (CMA) course. She worked as a staff nurse at the District Health Office of Manang, providing various health services to the local residents.
Sita is now an RMF Nurse working at Kanti Children’s Hospital, Kathmandu. She is stationed in the triage area of the hospital’s Emergency Department, where she receives the sick children, assesses their condition, and classifies the urgency of their case: requires immediate medical action for survival (code red), sick but not life-threatening condition (code yellow), less severe condition that can wait awhile (code green), or dead on arrival (code black), and sends the patient to the respective color zone for treatment.