Allegation of denial vaccine to mothers and Children is false: statement from Midwifes association.
The strike staged by government Midwives Association marks the 7th day today.
The nurses’ associations complain that community health services have been disrupted due to the strike.
According to the chairman of government Nursing officers’ association Saman Ratnapriya, the vaccines for pregnant mothers and children could not be administered since the keys to the offices are in the hands of the midwives on strike.
However, when our news team inquired the chairman of government midwives’ association Devika Hettiarachchi regarding this statement, she denied the allegation.