Thursday, April 5, 2012

UPDATE-Health Services Trade Union Alliance Alleged Rs One Billion Financial Fraud During Purchasing Of Gloves

The Health Services Trade Union Alliance (HSTUA)has alleged that around One Billion Rupees financial fraud was occurred during purchasing of Normal and Surgical Gloves for Government Hospitals  last year (2011).According to the President of HSTUA Saman Rathnapriya around 0.95 billion rupees had spent for purchasing of these gloves for the hospitals in year 2010 and that amount has  increased to Rs.2 billion rupees last year due to the said fraud  he stressed.


This financial fraud was occurred during local purchasing of Gloves by violating normal tender procedure he had revealed.Although the tender of purchasing gloves for government hospitals has been awarded to a particular drug company last year they do not supplied the required gloves properly to the hospitals but supplied them to same hospitals through local purchasing system for higher prices ratnapriya has stressed.




Therefor the Alliance wants Health Ministry to probe in this huge financial fraud and bring those responsible for the fraud in to justice he said.The Health Services Trade Unions Alliance had  handed over a written appeal  on 29th of March to the Health Minister Maithripala Sirisena on this regard he further said.

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