Tuesday, September 23, 2008

GMOA On War Against the Health Minister


Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA)Fired Bullets Yesterday(22)against the Statement made by Health Minister Nimal Siripala De Silva saying that the Doctors attached to the Third World Countries including Sri Lanka who are not returning to their motherland after completing their Post Graduate Training in Developed Countries should Expel to their Countries."We are sending a Letter to the Cabinet Ministers and to the Leaders of the Opposition parties opposing to this irresponsible statement made by the health minister undermining our doctors during a Summit held in London last weak" says Dr.Upul Gunasekara the Assistant Secretary of the GMOA.This letter is due to send on this thursday(25) according to Dr.Gunasekara.
Health Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva said that the Doctors of the Third World Countries who are not returning to their motherland after completing their Post Graduate Training either expel to their respective countries or developed countries should repay the amount spent to producing these doctors for their home countries due to not getting the services of these doctors after training.Sri Lankan Government is spending Rs.2 Million For producing a Specialist Doctor according to the Health Minister.Minister made this remarks at a World Health Organization Summit held in London to Make an International Convention for such a move.

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