Tuesday, November 26, 2013

President Rajapaksha Has Instructed Health Minister To Probe On Fraudulent Cancer Injection Deal

The President Mahinda Rajapaksha has instructed Health Minister Maithripala Sirisena yesterday(25) to investigate on handing over the tenders of supplying "Oncaspher" Injection and other expensive Cancer Injections for Maharagama,Cancer Hospital to  a fraudulent Drug Company by violating normal tender procedures.

On the directive of President Rajapaksha ,Health Minister has instructed Health Ministry Secretary Dr.Nihal Jayathilake to inquire on the said tender deal according to the Ministry Sources.meanwhile soon after the President has instructed on the investiagtions Health Minister has reported as asked both Media Officer Of the Ministry and director Of National Drug Authority who are responsible for handling the fraudulent tender deal to come to his office and scolded  them for their wrong doing sources have added.

By praising the President's prompt action on requesting an investigation on the Fraudulent Tender Deal of purchasing Expensive Cancer Injections to Cancer Hospital ,the Forum Of  Health Professionals  Against Government Corruption has said that the Health Ministry should have been make the requested investigation in to a reality .how the media officer of Health Ministry has issuing several created press releases contained false facts on the said cancer injections deal  as well as the way the officer has taken bribes from  fraudulent drug company on behalf of  handing over the cancer injection tender to the fraudulent company too  should have been investigated the forum has stressed.

PSM'S,Nurses And Para Medical Officers Are To Launch Two Day Island Wide Strike On 27th and 28 th

The Three Categories belongs to the Health Sector, the Professions Supplementary To Medicine(PSM's),Para Medical Officers and Nurses are due to launch a two day island wide strike action from 7 a.m tomorrow(27) to 7 a.m on Friday(29) by demanding solutions for six of their service demands according to Joint Professional Council Of Nurses,PSM'S and Para Medical Officers.

The said professions attach to  Lady Ridgway Children's ,Castle Street Womens,De Soyza Womens,Maharagama Cancer and Peradeniya Sirimawo Bandaranaike Memorial Hospitals are not participating this strike due to humanitarian reasons the Joint Council has said.

Due to the strike the issuing of Drugs and Injections at Government Hospital Out Door Patients Departments(OPD),all Laboaratory Tests like Blood and Urine Tests,Radiography Tests including C T Scan,X Ray and MRI Tests,EEG and ECG Tests,Physiotherapy Treatment offering in hospitals will be stopped on tomorrow and the day after hospital sources said.

Granting Rs.10,000 as On Call,Disturbance and Transport Allowance for   PSM's ,Para Medical Officers And Nurses ,increasing  their over time payments to Rs.200 per hour are among the six service demands Joint Council Of Nurses,PSM'S And Para Medical Officers has demanding
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Every Sri Lankan Is In Debt To The Tune Of Rs.321,472

Every Sri Lankan is in debt to the tune of Rs.321,472   the Deputy  Minister Of Finance Dr.Sarath Amunugama has told today(26) in Parliament.the total debt of Sri Lanka is Rs.6518 Billion he has stressed.the deputy finance minister has revealed these facts in a reply to a question raised by opposition MP Sujeewa Senasinha(UNP).

Today was the fourth day of the 
Committee Stage of Annual Budget Debate -2014.

Belgian F-16 crash pilot ejects on to power line

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