The Supplementary Medical Services Trade Unions' Joint Federation will engage in a continuous strike from today.
The Chairman of the Supplementary Medical Services Trade Unions' Joint Federation Harendra Kuruppu stated that the strike is being carried out demanding to immediately fulfil the shortcomings of the supplementary medical services and 08 other demands.
Meanwhile, a meeting was held between officials of the Health Ministry and the Public Services United Nurses' Union.
The Chairman of the union Ven.Muruth-thetuwe Ananda Himi speaking to our news team stated that the union held previous discussions with the health officials as well and positive responses were received for their demands durinhg yesterday’s meeting.
However, the Government Nursing Officers' Association is due to stage a protest in front of the Ministry of Health this afternoon.
Chairman of the association Saman Ratnapriya spoke to us regarding this intended trade union action.