Title: Workplace violence among health care professionals in public and private health facilities in Bangladesh

Published: 13 December 2021| Version 3 | DOI: 10.17632/87bwr3sh7w.3
Md Shahjalal


Objectives: The main objectives of this survey were to determine the prevalence of WPV among Bangladeshi healthcare workers and their experiences of WPV episodes. Findings: Of the participants, 43% experienced some form of WPV. Of those, 84% reported experiencing nonphysical violence, and 16% experienced physical violence in the past year. About 65% of victims claimed no action was taken to investigate the incident, and 44% reported no consequence for perpetrators. One-third of the participants were worried about violence in their workplace.



Workplace Violence