GMOA to launch strike on August 3

23 July 2018 01:52 pm - 14     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) said today it would resort to an islandwide trade union action on August 3 over ten demands.

However, services of the Lady Ridgeway Hospital for Children, Apeksha Hospital Maharagama, De Soysa Maternity Hospital and National Blood Bank would not be affected due to the strike.

Addressing a press conference GMOA Secretary Dr. Harith Aluthge said both state and private sector medical services would be disrupted due to the strike. (Thilanka Kanakarathna)


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  • ANTON Monday, 23 July 2018 02:09 PM


    johan Monday, 23 July 2018 02:13 PM

    The GMOA is ruling the country. Government must take firm decision and bring doctors from India or other south asian countries to serve people during strikes.Either introducing mobile units.Other wise recruit more doctors for Army Hospitals. They also can be employed during strikes

    Wise Donkey Monday, 23 July 2018 02:30 PM

    I strongly suggest that GMOA to called the GMOSA meaning General Medical Officers' Strike Association. Strike is what they are practicing now and not treating patients. What a low down for this noble profession. Practically they have become a laughing stock not only for us but for the whole world.

    Prem Monday, 23 July 2018 02:40 PM

    Gmoa president is involved in politcs.He was seen in political platforms with opposition leaders.all members of gmoa should get together and throw him out.

    sas Monday, 23 July 2018 02:49 PM

    " state and private sector medical services would be disrupted due to the strike" I Dont thing Private will be disrupted. All guys will be in duty there in full time.

    Dee Monday, 23 July 2018 03:08 PM

    The only duty our cheap 'doctors' are good at! Bring in some proper 'doctors' from India. Problems solved.

    saman Monday, 23 July 2018 04:04 PM

    GMOA president is the right hand of MR ,Vasu told few weeks ago that they will get government officers to strike first from GMOA to support Joint opposition.If government dont take action against GMOA its time for people to take action against these brutal doctors.

    Samson Monday, 23 July 2018 04:21 PM

    These politicians should normally strike so that their wages can be used for the benefit of the poor, and the govt can recruit kind doctors from other countries at lesser pay.

    Arnold Tuesday, 24 July 2018 07:24 AM

    Fire these monsters and bring Indian doctors

    Palitha Galapitiya Tuesday, 24 July 2018 07:59 AM

    When our Doctors are always on busy doing strikes; IndianDoctors are busy doing on joint Medical (team-research work with Japanese Doctors in India and Japan.What a Difference.....???

    Sammy Tuesday, 24 July 2018 08:45 AM

    I guess these doctors are short of work. Specialised in striking.

    Alex Tuesday, 24 July 2018 08:49 AM

    Killing spree is to start again.

    Jaliya Tuesday, 24 July 2018 09:05 AM

    Typical third-world low life attitude. Hypocrisy to the highest with Zero ethics. Someone needs to give them their own medicine " DISCHARGED FROM DUTY INDEFINITELY " and that degree you received with the tax payer's expense " RESCINDED " without any provisions to restate. Now you go collect the urine samples at the lavatory ... and here is a pair of used gloves.

    TONY Tuesday, 24 July 2018 09:07 AM


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