Wednesday, June 30, 2010

General Fonseka To Form A New Party

Former Army commander retired General Sarath Fonseka has submitted an application to the Elections Commissioner Dayananda Dishanayaka seeking approval for  forming a new party of his own.He named the new party as Democratic Peoples Alliance and appointed Tiran Allas as the party secretary.

The new party is also a member of the Democratic National Alliance which is lead by General Fonseka. Even he lead the Alliance he is not having a party of his own up to date.

General Fonseka who is also a member of the National Parliament is currently in prison on an allegations on war crimes leveled against him by the government and also facing a court martial on these allegations.

One Day Workshop For Parliamentary MP's On Immunization Programme

Ministry Of Health planned to conduct a workshop on our Immunization Progrmme to all parliamentary MP's in 15th of July at the Waters Edge Hotel in Battaramulla according to the Ministry sources.The One day workshop is organize to provide  the technical knowledge on the Immunization Programme.

2490 Dengue Patients In The Month Of June

Around 2490 Dengue Patients were reported throughout the Island  and 14 deaths were reported during the Month of June Epidemiological Unit said today.According the unit due to the rain there is a risk of spreading the Disease further.

People are advised to clean their gardens and removing the empty cans,and other medias where the Dengue mosquito lay their eggs.

A Shortage Of Saline And Gose

There is a shortage in Saline and the surgical Item Gose in the Medical Supplies Division of the Ministry of Health Health sources said today.According to the sources  saline bottles only numbering 100,000 which are sufficient for 5 days to use in Government Hospitals are available at  the MSD in present and the stock of Gose are currently out of stock at the supplies division.

The failure to import these essential drugs and surgical items in time  by the previous authorities is the main fact behind this shortage according to the sources.Health Ministry recently decided to stop importing of Gose for the Government Hospitals to encourage local Gose suppliers to produce sufficient amount of Gose for the local hospitals.

Government Hospital Nurses To wear Black Bands From Friday

Government Hospital nurses are due to launch an Island wide protest campaign on wearing Black Bands from  this Friday(02)  demanding to solve 11 of their service demands Public Services Nurses Union has announced today.Around 20,000 nurses Island wide will join this protest campaign which will run 7 days and thereafter will decide the future cause of action during next weak according to the union.

A spokesman of the Nurses union said that the Ministry of Health failed to solve 11 of their service demands which including the promotions problem and implementing of the nurses constitution.Health Ministry Officials are not available for comment on the nurses protest campaign.

Cabinet Has Decided To vest Powers Of Appointing All.Foreign Mission Members To President

Cabinet has today (24)approved a Cabinet paper submitted by President Gotabaya Rajapakshe to  vest the powers of appointing  all  the Fo...