Wednesday, February 22, 2012
This strike action is due to begin at 8 a.m on Monday and will conclude on 8 a.m next day(Tuesday) a spokesman of GMOA Colombo National Hospital Branch has said.
At present Government Doctors have received a sum of Rs.15,000 as Availability,Disturbance And Transport Allowance and GMOA is demanding on increasing that allowance to Rs.29,000 the spokesman stressed.
Meanwhile The Secretary of GMOA Dr,Chandika Epitakaduwa has said today (22) a special meeting of GMOA is scheduled to be summoned on coming Sunday (26) to take a decision on future course of action
regarding the said allowance.Addressing a press briefing held this noon he stressed that Government Doctors cannot sacrificed their personal money and vehicles anymore to attend on call treatment services in Government Hospitals .Therefore GMOA has urged the authorities to increase the allowance which also promised by present President Mahinda Rajapaksha in 2008 he stressed