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Doctors at all government Hospitals in the Central Province have launched a twenty-four-hour token strike from this morning, GMOA spokesman Dr. Naveen de Soysa said.

Dr. de Soysa told Daily Mirror Online that the Central Province Governor Tikiri Kobbekaduwa had insulted the doctors at a review on maternity and child care held in Nuwara Eliya and disrupted the review which is held once every three months.

He said GMOA would decide further action by this evening depending on the progress and said the emergency services would not be affect due to the strike.(Ajith Siriwardana)



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  • Rubert Vanderkoon Friday, 19 July 2013 07:17 AM

    Patient care is the last thing in these doctors' mind. If a politicians breaks wind standing against a doctor, they go on strike. The doctors need to know that the courts are there to deal with non-medical issues and the doctors acceptedthe job to look after the health of the nation.

    Sakala bujan kotakal Friday, 19 July 2013 12:22 PM

    Bring Chinese doctors.

    ANTON Friday, 19 July 2013 07:49 AM

    YES BUT THEY WORSHIP A GREAT INDIAN, LORD BUDDHA

    Calistus Jayatilleke Friday, 19 July 2013 10:28 AM

    Uneducated politicians insulting professionals such as teachers, doctors etc. What a shame for the country.

    ANTON Friday, 19 July 2013 05:22 AM

    SEND A BATCH OF INDIAN OR PAKISTAN DOCTORS TO CENTRAL PROVINCE.

    SK Friday, 19 July 2013 10:54 AM

    If people from all professions are going to strike every time a politician makes a stupid comment, this country will be having strikes everyday. Who are to be blamed? We (including most of these docs) are even more idiots to repeatedly elect these people into power!

    Porky Pig Friday, 19 July 2013 05:31 AM

    Mm, why ask for Indians? I thought they were bad specially for the 'So called Patriots".

    KaluSudha Friday, 19 July 2013 11:13 AM

    I agree!!!!!!!!!!!!

    ravisandu Friday, 19 July 2013 11:11 AM

    What a hilarious situation ..A Politician insults doctors and they go on strike promptly, punishing poor patients who have nothing to do with the insulting & have no other means than a government hospital,. It seems the doctors are worse than the politicians.

    Fazly Friday, 19 July 2013 11:33 AM

    Egocentric politicians thinks they know everything. This time Our Hon. governor learnt a good lesson from doctors. Last week, according news report he insulted all Zonal Directors of Education in Central Province. Education authorities must learnt from doctors. Who spoiled education. Politicians not the administrators
    Good lesson!

    Bushel Perera Saturday, 20 July 2013 09:54 AM

    Ravisandu,
    u must think If some one insults a politician next day what will happen to him?


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