Govt. Medical Faculty students to re-attend lectures from Nov 20

2017-11-14 11:00:01

Government medical faculty students will attend lectures from November 20 after the issue of the South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM) was solved satisfactorily, Convener of the Medical Faculty Student’s Action Committee (MFSAC) Ryan Jayalath said.

He said that the anti-SAITM protests carried out by Inter University Students' Federation, the MFSAC, parents and several other groups came to end on November 8, after a discussion held with Deputy Minister Dr.Harsha de Silva. 


  Comments - 25

  • SAM Tuesday, 14 November 2017 11:29

    First to BATA then to school

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    Dee Tuesday, 14 November 2017 11:42

    Pity our future medical care. Hope they would at least be able to read test reports. Hope the future of medicine will change and there would be no requirement for so called 'doctors '

    Reply : 9       58

    DD Tuesday, 14 November 2017 12:03

    Congratulations! Finally you won the battle!

    Reply : 79       17

    Bala Tuesday, 14 November 2017 12:43

    And now find another "cause" to raise hell with protests etc. to keep yourselves in the news. Otherwise IUSF will be forgotten.

    Reply : 8       43

    Bala Tuesday, 14 November 2017 12:46

    Yes and now find another lost cause to raise hell and keep yourselves in the news and inconvenience us and deprive others of an education.

    Reply : 7       26

    Nuwan Tuesday, 14 November 2017 13:45

    You may have won the battle, but you have lot the war. You will understand it when you want to make your kids doctors

    Reply : 7       44

    SW Tuesday, 14 November 2017 14:12

    It's too early to think of kids right now.

    Reply : 5       14

    kumaran Tuesday, 14 November 2017 19:00

    But the nation lost.

    Reply : 4       20

    channa Tuesday, 14 November 2017 20:25

    Their next effort is to stop privave channelling

    Reply : 1       21

    Patient Wednesday, 15 November 2017 07:21

    Whooo? Government, GMOA or us the Patients!!!?

    Reply : 0       0

    MP Wednesday, 15 November 2017 07:34

    Kumaran, please be mindful that because of politicians in this country, the country has lost more than this. The lapse was with politicians.

    Reply : 5       1

    Roman Tuesday, 14 November 2017 12:20

    Perks of free Education!!!

    Reply : 6       39

    Lasitha Tuesday, 14 November 2017 12:40

    This is utter nonsense... if they cant come for classes then just expel them from the program and give someone who deserve free education.

    Reply : 7       48

    ceylon Tuesday, 14 November 2017 12:41

    order them to pay the damagess they created for education before accept to universities.these are thugs not students. via DM Android App

    Reply : 7       42

    Amir Tuesday, 14 November 2017 12:45

    There is no value in free stuff. Free education is not actually free public pays for it. Remove all the rewards doctors get and we will be able to see how many actually wants to serve the public who payed for their studies. Why not give these guys small jobs and request them to pay atleast 25% of their fee? then they will know the value of education.

    Reply : 4       39

    azam shariff Tuesday, 14 November 2017 14:16

    and the SLMC must bring forward the exams for 27th November 2018 and see what these time-wasters have been upto.

    Reply : 3       22

    Old Man Tuesday, 14 November 2017 14:32

    Luckily I am into my eighties and unlikely I will be there to be treated by these ruffians who pass out as doctors in a few years and specialise. But through free education they get a degree and fleece the public a Channel Consultants.

    Reply : 5       28

    ceylon Tuesday, 14 November 2017 14:47

    these thugs did not loose anything for the destructions they made.only the people of this country lost money.punish them with 100 million fines of jail. via DM Android App

    Reply : 3       22

    SD Wednesday, 15 November 2017 11:26

    When you become the President of SL!

    Reply : 1       2

    ANTON Tuesday, 14 November 2017 14:54


    Reply : 5       28

    IK Tuesday, 14 November 2017 16:50

    They fought for their rights as students with better "cognitive abilities". Don't be jealous. Think as human beings, one day we all have to leave this world - empty handed.

    Reply : 20       1

    Chamali Wednesday, 15 November 2017 06:55

    Just because they got higher marks in a paper based examination does not mean they have better 'cognitive abilities'. As doctors, they need to have ethics, integrity, values and compassion, words which these thugs have probably never heard of.

    Reply : 1       12

    StephanieRMontgomery Tuesday, 14 November 2017 17:03

    This is such a great resource that you are providing and you give it away for free. It gives in depth information. Thanks for this valuable information. great post.

    Reply : 2       2

    Rohitha Tuesday, 14 November 2017 19:28

    when they come as Doctors wen have to careful as long time they did not attend the lectures?

    Reply : 1       12

    Kingsley Wijesinhe Wednesday, 15 November 2017 08:47

    Has the SAITM issue been solved satisfactorily? I am not too sure.

    Reply : 1       4

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