Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to

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
Sri Lanka's Police commission recommends disciplinary action against officers assaulted HNDA students
-- [7 hours ago]
Colombo Stock Exchange establishes a Central Counter Party
-- [7 hours ago]
Chairpersons appointed to parliamentary committees COPE and COPA
-- [8 hours ago]
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister seeks immediate release of fishermen in Sri Lanka's custody
-- [9 hours ago]
Finance Minister introduces measures to manage state resources effectively
-- [9 hours ago]
Families of deceased Sri Lankan migrant workers receive compensation
Sri Lankan government assures no threat to national security from releasing LTTE suspects
President Sirisena arrives in Malta to attend the CHOGM 2015
Sri Lankan President commended for promoting Commonwealth ideals
Presidential Commission names respondents for corrupt activities by Rakna Araksha Lanka

Copyright © 2000, 2012 by (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of, 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, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.