Thursday, April 24, 2014

Paying Wards At Kandy General Hospital Turned To A Gymnasium And On Call Room

The two paying wards built for patients  at Kandy Teaching  Hospital have now turned to a gymnasium and an on call room for hospital doctors at a cost of millions of rupees with the help of health authorities and government medical officers Association( GMOA) the President of Government Nursing Officers Union, Saman Rathnapriya has said today(24).

Health Ministry has approved this illegal project and the two paying wards shut down patients since last July to accommodate  the gymnasium and on call room Ratnapriya has stressed.all the equipments fixed in those two paying wards have now removed and stored in a separate room he has revealed.

This is an one example for medical dictatorship spread by the GMOA in the health sector at present as a largest trade union of government doctors Ratnapriya has added.he urged the health authorities to remove the gymnasium and on call room from the mentioned paying wards of Kandy General Hospital and re established the paying wards for the benefit of
patients.

A Gazette Notification Which Legalize Casinos In Sri Lanka Has passed In Parliament?

One out of  three controversial gazette notifications tabled under the strategic development project act that opposition  parties claims as will legalize casinos here was passed this evening at parliament with a majority of 71 votes. the controversial gazette notification was passed amidst heavy protests of main opposition United National Party(UNP) as MP's of the party were protested against the notification in front of Parliament.

During the voting 113 MP's were voted in favor of the Act while 42 including Venerable Athuraliye Rathana Thero who is in the government bench were voted against the act.68 MP's including MP's of Sri Lanka Muslim Congress have abstained from voting.UNP,JVP and TNA MP's were voted against the act.Ministers Champika Ranawaka,Wimal Weerawansha ,Rauff Hakeem and Rishard Badurdeen were the notable absentees when the vote has taken place.

Common drug could prevent thousands of head injury deaths

https://www.theguardian.com/science/2019/oct/14/common-drug-could-prevent-thousands-of-head-injury-deaths