Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Supplementary medical professionals of Sri Lanka accuse Health Ministry of failing to grant jobs
Sat, Feb 2, 2013, 08:13 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 02, Colombo: Supplementary medical professionals of Sri Lanka have accused the Health Ministry of failing to grant jobs to a large number of professionals who have completed their degrees in 2010.

The Joint Council of Professions Supplementary to Medicine (JCPSM) has said the Ministry has failed to grant employment to over 600 supplementary medical professionals who have completed the degrees.

Head of the JCPSM Dharmakeerthi Epa has said the Ministry has failed to grant jobs to these professionals despite continuous assurances that they would be provided with jobs since 2010.

He has explained that a large number of radiologists, medical laboratory technologists, occupational therapists and pharmacists were still waiting for employment after passing out in 2010.

He has said the JCPSM is to hold a discussion on the matter with the Health Ministry.

According to Epa, the Association would commence an agitation campaign if next week's discussions with the Health Ministry fails to yield positive results.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Around Sri Lanka on one tank, Mercedes-Benz VITO beats the odds
-- [14 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka local government polls on February 10, EC announces
-- [56 minutes ago]
Malaysia and Sri Lanka leaders agree to enhance cooperation in many fields
-- [1 hour and 53 minutes ago]
Only a vote for UNP can strengthen local governments - PM
-- [2 hours ago]
Chinese national working on highway plunges to death in Sri Lanka
-- [9 hours ago]
Employees of Sri Lanka power sector to strike indefinitely if demands not met
-- [9 hours ago]
Accepting nominations for remaining 248 local government bodies begin today
Moody's publishes FAQ on Sri Lanka's fiscal reforms, exposure to liquidity and external vulnerability risks
Special island wide police operation nabs over 1800 persons, seizes illegal liquor, drugs
Health Ministry considers using private hospital facilities to minimize waiting period for heart and eye surgeries

Copyright © 2000, 2012 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.