Sunday, July 13, 2014

Strong Monsoonal Winds Have Been Damaged Over 300 Houses In 3 Districts

The Strong  Monsoonal Winds have been damaged over 300 houses in three districts  according to the Disaster Management Center.the damaged houses were situated in Badulla,Nuwara Eliya and Ratnapura Districts.

Meanwhile the authorities have closed down the Sabaragamuwa University until 21st of July due to the adverse weather condition prevails in the area it has been announced.

The Meteorology Department has said that there is a possibility of developing south west monsoonal winds speed up to 70 -80 kilo meters per hour in most parts of  the island in time to time especially in the western slopes of the central hills and sea areas.sea areas around the island too will be rough and the met department  has advised the fishermen to be vigilant  in this situation.

Seventy Two Infants Born To HIV/AIDS Infected Mothers Have Been Infected With The Disease

Seventy Two ((72) Infants who were infected with HIV/AIDS Virus through their mothers have been born in Sri Lanka since 1987 up to now according to the Director of the National Sexually Transmitted Diseases/Aids Campaign Dr.Sisira Liyanage.out of this number twelve (12) infants were born during last year (2013) Dr.Liyanage has said.


Around 40% of these infants have already died due to the HIV/AIDS it has been revealed.a special programme to prevent transmitting HIV/AIDS Virus to the new born children through their infected mothers has been implemented already by the National Sexually Transmitted Diseases/Aids Campaign Dr.Liyanage has stressed.


Government Hospital PSM'S Are To Be Launched A Two Day Island Wide Strike On Wednesday And Thursday

The Professions Supplementary To Medicine(PSM'S) attach to all Government Hospitals have  decided to launch a two day island wide strike on this Wednesday(16) and Thursday(17) by demanding solutions for three of their service demands.

According to the secretary of the Joint Council Of Professions Supplementary To Medicine Mr.Saman Jayasekera the PSM's are to be launched this two day strike from 8 a.m on This Wednesday to 8 a.m this Friday by demanding for  implementing   delayed service promotions of Grade One and Special Grade PSM'S ,recruiting 200 PSM Graduates who have completed their intern period to the government hospitals and abolishing the diploma course of training PSM'S .

Due to Humanitarian Reasons the PSM'S attach to Castle Street Maternity,De Soyza Maternity,Peradeniya Children's ,Borella Lady Ridgway Children's and Maharagama Cancer Hospitals are not participating this two day strike he has said.

The Government  PSM's comprised  with Government Pharmacists,Medical Laboratory Technologists(MLT'S) ,Radiographers,Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists.

Presidential Election -Counting Of Ballot Papers Still Underway -District Results Of Jaffna And Wanni Had Been Announced

Counting the Ballot papers of Presidential election is still underway and only total results of two districts had been announced up to n...