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The Government Medical Officers' Association (GMOA) has submitted a concept paper prepared by Professor Kamini Mendis on the treatment of COVID-19 patients with drugs Hydroxychloroquine and Azithromycin in the COVID19 Task Force meeting today.

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  • SL Sunday, 22 March 2020 12:59 AM

    Isn't what Australians researchers were suggesting ?

    Nimal Sunday, 22 March 2020 01:34 AM

    Here is a good lesson for the Government why it should appoint a medical professional to the Parliament thro the National List as the Minister of Health. The Minister of Health must be a person who cannot be contested by Doctors on medical issues.

    Ram Sunday, 22 March 2020 03:47 AM

    I heard that in QLD Australia Aids drug together with Malaria drug has been found to be effective after a couple of patients given

    Buddhist Sunday, 22 March 2020 05:28 AM

    Human trials should be done on Pohottuwa MPs.

    Illika Dias Sunday, 22 March 2020 05:36 AM

    Treatment guidelines for COVID-19 patients in SL

    Sanjaya Sunday, 22 March 2020 05:42 AM

    Donald Trump has already informed (via his social media) that FDA is going to approve this drug cocktail soon.

    Mouth Sunday, 22 March 2020 07:27 AM

    Get the advice from team of Pharmacologist.

    ravin Sunday, 22 March 2020 08:04 AM

    We as a ordinary citizen of this country can say is "salut" . These drugs are in use by our medical professional's. So, why these so called developed countries saying there are making different drug altogether? Just to fool us and make a quick buck?

    srimali senn Sunday, 22 March 2020 09:01 AM

    I am glad finally our people's knowledge is being used.

    Bande Sunday, 22 March 2020 09:02 AM

    Since this is a concept paper, it is advisable not to publish these articles with names of drugs etc. as you know some returnees from overseas are hiding, they may use these drugs to stay out for long. Even the general public may use it incase of emergency.

    Jagodage chaminda kumara Sunday, 22 March 2020 09:15 AM

    Good pls immidiatly treet the patents

    KGM Sunday, 22 March 2020 09:49 AM

    GMOA trying to score brownie points showing that this treatment as their own concept. This has been in the news for being tried in other countries for days.

    Milton Sunday, 22 March 2020 10:40 AM

    This is just a hypothesis and not the real solution. This medication can be dangerous to patients.

    Dee Sunday, 22 March 2020 12:07 PM

    Will china allow?

    Sena Sunday, 22 March 2020 01:54 PM

    Dear GMOA, Please work closely with Health Ministry. You don't have to do a publicity stunt by publishing things on Media/TV..!! Like many other health care workers do silent, tireless, selfless, honest work at this moment (without seeking any publicity for their work) , please coordinate with those people/organizations without seeking publicity for the same. Thank You.

    Ira Wijesooriya Sunday, 22 March 2020 09:38 PM

    She is not taking any credit, she has linked the Chinese trials and French paper to her recommendations and included the generic names used in Sri Lanka. It is not good to always find fault. Try to give praise when due as well.


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