Saturday, July 31, 2010

Health Ministry To Establish An Eye Bank

Health Ministry is planning to form a National Eye Bank aiming to cater to the needs local community  on  the Eye transplants and to export the Eye cornea to other Asian Countries.Singaporean Eye Bank funded the building of this  local Eye Bank and an accord regarding this is scheduled to be signed today  between Health Ministry Officials and the Eye Bank Officials.

The proposed Eye Bank is build attach to  the Colombo Eye Hospital .

GMOA Seeking President's Intervention To Stop Brain Drain Of Government Executives

The Government Medical Officers Association(GMOA) has requested from the President Mahinda Rajapaksha to implement a new salary structure based on the National Salary Commission initiated in the year 2006 to prevent Brain Drain of nearly 40,000 Executive grade State Officers including of the Government Doctors.

According to the Assistant Secretary of the GMOA Dr.Chandana Atapattu Around 30,000 executive grade state officers including 13,200 Government Doctors are prone to go abroad  seeking higher salaries due to the low salaries they have received now.

CID Have Arrested Two Persons Over Addresing A Press Briefing On White Abductions

Criminal Investigations Department (CID) officials have last night(13)arrested two persons at a cafe in Mahara area over  participating ...