Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Security Forces Captured A LTTE Runway

Security Forces yesterday captured a five hundrad meter long LTTE runway located seven Kilo meters North West of Mankulam in the Panikkankulam Area.

Standard Commitee Appointed to Prepare The Patients Charter

Health Minister Nimal Siripala De Silva yesterday(30) appointed a Ten Member Standard Commitee to prepare the Proposed Patients Charter.The Director General of The Health Services Dr.Ajith Mendis is Chairing this Commitee and Professor Colvin Gunarathna and the Deputy Director General Of Health Services Dr.Wimal Jayantha are among the other members.This Commitee will examine the areas identified as important when preparing this Charter.The Common Facts included in the Patients Charters of Thirteen Countries which are relevent to Sri Lanka will take into consideration when prepring the Patients Charter Dr.Wimal Jayantha Said.

Doctors Threatening to Strike If The Assasin Of The Doctor Is Not Bring To Justice

Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) today(01) threatend to launch an Islandwide Strike If the Authorities failed to bring the Army Officer responsible for killing Dr.I Lakshmi attached to the Bandagiriya Hospital in Hambanthota.The Executive Comittee of the GMOA is due to meat noon today to decide the future course of action Dr. Upul Gunasekara the assistant Secretary of the GMOA said.All Government Doctors attached to the hospitals in Hambanthota is on strike over this killing since yesterday(30) noon. Dr.Laksmi was Shot and killed by the Army Officer at her Quarters over a dispute between them from sometime which also lead to a court case.
Meanwhile Authorities not able to arrest the suspect of this killing till yesterday noon.Health Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva yesterday sent Senior Director of the Ministry of Health Dr.Piyasena Samarakoon to Hambanthota to investigate in this matter and to take neccesary action.

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