Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Health Workers Belongs to 15 Health Categories To Launch An Island Wide Strike

Health Workers belongs to  15 health categories including government nurses and professions supplementary to medicine(PSM'S) have decided to launch an island wide continuous strike from next Tuesday(30) by demanding to increase their allowances the Joint Front Of Nurses,PSM'S And Para Medics has stated.

The Joint Front has demanding the government  to grant Rs.15,000 On Call allowance for the said health category workers in the view of the allowance increase given to medical doctors with effect from 01st of January 2015.

Around 10,000 health workers are due to launch this strike from 8.a.m next Tuesday the joint convener of the Joint Front Saman Ratnapriya has said.

Presidential Election Related Violence's Are On The Increase


Since the declaration of the forthcoming presidential elections around 510 complaints related to the election violence have been reported throughout the island according   to the Election Secretariat .Out of these election related violence's  45 were serious incidents and there were 465 minor complaints the department has announced.

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