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* Supplementary medical staff of Sri Lanka government hospitals to strike from August 08
Fri, Jul 25, 2014, 01:16 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 25, Colombo: Supplementary staff in Sri Lanka state hospitals will launch a strike from August 08 if the health authorities failed to meet their demands by then, the Joint Trade Union Federation of Professions Supplementary to Medicine, said yesterday.

Saman Jayasekara, General Secretary of the Joint Trade Union Federation of Professions Supplementary to Medicine, said the union has decided allow the Ministry of Health time to resolve their grievances until August 08 and if the authorities failed to meet that deadline thy would strike.

The union demands the government to grant the Class One and Special Grade that have been suspended for a long time and recruit 200 graduates of supplementary medical science for the vacancies in hospital services.

According to the union leader, employees of five trades in the supplementary medicine sector will engage in the strike and the hospital services like issue of drugs, x-ray etc. would be paralyzed due to the strike.

Supplementary staff consists of pharmacists, radiographers, medical laboratory technicians, physiotherapists and occupational therapists.

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