UPDATE: Doctors in North call off strike, Directress transferred

UPDATE: Doctors in North call off strike, Directress transferred

July 29, 2012   03:17 pm

The government doctors of hospitals in the Northern Province have decided to call off their scheduled strike action tomorrow (July 30).

A continues strike was to be held tomorrow over the failure of health authorities to conduct an ‘impartial inquiry’ against the Directress of the Jaffna Hospital.

However, steps have now been taken to transfer the Directress from the Jaffna Gneral Hospital wffwctive immediately, said Dr. Navin De Soyza, central committee member of the Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA).

Therefore the GMOA has decided to call off the strike action scheduled for tomorrow in government hospitals in the North.

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