Thursday, February 28, 2013
Around 1000 doctors attached to Colombo National Hospital launching this strike by demanding correcting irregularities of annual transfer list of doctors and suspending orders given by health secretary Dr.Nihal Jayathiake to release around 450 doctors based on out dated 2012 annual transfer list according to Colombo national hospital branch of Government Medical Officers Association(GMOA)all OPD (Out Door Patients Department) clinical treatment as well as routine surgeries and treatment will not be performed during strike period while emergencies will be performed as usual branch union officials said.
If the solutions for two demands not given withing next two days national hospital doctors will launch a continuous strike from coming Monday(04) officials further added.
Tobacco Company has filed a case against Health Ministry opposing the printing of health warning pictures in cigarette packs which earlier rejected by appeals court.
Aa heavy traffic had prevailed in at Ward Place ,Borella and Town Hall areas this s evening (17) due to a protest march organized by I...