Monday, 27 January 2014 - 19:34
GMOA strike in Polonnaruwa to continue till tomorrow morning.
Our correspondent reported that many hospitals in Polonnaruwa did not function properly today due a strike launched by members of the Government Medical Officers’ Association.
Addressing a media briefing held in Colombo, GMOA Media Spokesman
Dr. Naveen de Soyza said that his Association resorted to trade union action regarding a dispute in which a PHI is involved.
However our news team contacted the concerned PHI of Polonnaruwa Senarath Bandara against whom these allegations were made by the GMOA.
Senarath Bandara told our news team that he is ready to face any inquiry to be held against him with regard to the GMOA’s allegations.
When contacted North Central Provincial Health Secretary Chandra Chandradasa said that she expects the report on the inquiry held against the particular PHI on the 6th of February.
Meanwhile president of the Association of PHIs Upul Rohana told our news team that the GMOA’s allegations against this PHI are baseless.
Expressing the ministry views Deputy Health Minister Lalith Dissanayake said that the report on the inquiry against the PHI would decide whether he is at fault or not at fault.
Meanwhile a GMOA spokesman said that their trade union actions will be continued till 8am tomorrow.