Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Health Trade Unions Appealed Authorities To Investigate On Low Quality Dextran-40 Saline

The Health Services Trade Union Alliance (HSTUA) has today appealed health authorities to investigate on the low quality "Dextran-40" saline bottles supplied to many government hospitals island wide while temporarily prohibited the using of them.HSTUA has few days a go revealed the details on importing of low quality Dextran-40 saline bottles contains white particles and by waste  to Sri Lanka from a Thai drug company.

Around 5000 Dextran-40 saline bottles were imported from Thailand on last February for the use of Dengue Patients-and other surgical patients.however few bottles contains white particles and by waste were found from  Kurunagala nd Homagama hospitals.although they seems to be in low quality health authorities still not taken any steps to testing them to ensure whether they are in low quality or not.


Private Bus Opeartors To Launch An Island Wide Continuous Strike From Midnight Tonight

The Lanka Private Bus Operators Association(LPBOA) has decided to launch an island wide continuous strike  from midnight today(10) by demanding several service demands including increasing   bus fares.meanwhile other private bus operators pledged that they will not participate for the strike.

However a large number of private bus owners belongs to the striking association Lanka Private Bus Operators Association .the president of LPBOA Gamunu Wijerathne has said that the bus strike will go ahead as planned as today's  talks on their demands with authorities have not produced any results.


Train Services Of The Upcountry Railwayline Had Been Paralyzed Due To A Lorry

Upcountry Railway Services had been paralyzed   this morning (11) as a result of a running of a  Lory carrying goods on  a Rail track at...