GMOA calls off token strike in Polonnaruwa

GMOA calls off token strike in Polonnaruwa

August 22, 2013   12:28 pm


The Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) has temporarily halted the token strike which in the Polonnaruwa District scheduled for today (August 22).


The GMOA decided to call a 24-hour token strike at all provincial council hospitals belonging to the Polonnaruwa District which was to begin at 8am today.


The strike action was to be called in demand for action to be taken against the misconduct of an Administrative PHI belonging to the Higurakgoda Health Inspector region.


The PHI in question was attached to the Anuradhapura Health Services Director’s Office in view of the pending investigation on his conduct.


Despite the GMOA reporting several cases of misconduct concerning the said PHI, the Health Ministry has failed to submit any investigation reports on the matter.


However, the GMOA stated that the token strike was put on hold after the Secretary of the Health Ministry had given a written guarantee that the report on the investigation would be submitted to the GMOA.

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