The out door patients department (OPD) clinics of government hospitals were not functioned and all routine surgeries and treatment had cancelled due to today's island wide one day token strike launched by government doctors.as a result a large number of patients have faced severe difficulties according to hospital sources.
Lists containing thousands of routine surgeries had cancelled almost in every government hospital due to the strike sources added.however striking doctors were attended the emergency services sources further said.
Government Hospital Doctors have launched an island wide token strike today demanding solutions for 3 of their services demands including increasing salaries of all government employees by 1:12 ratio.
The discussions held this morning between GMOA officials and treasury Secretary were fruit full and several agreements were made during the discussions according to GMOA officials .the doctors strike which began this morning is due to end 8 a.m tomorrow(26) morning.
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