North East hospitals get 48 doctors
The Healthcare and Nutrition Ministry has appointed 48 doctors for
Northern and Eastern Province hospitals.
These doctors will serve in the State hospitals in these two
provinces during their internship. This is the first step of upgrading
the free health service in liberated areas, a Healthcare and Nutrition
Ministry spokesman said.
The spokesman said the newly appointed doctors posted to the
hospitals in cleared areas need not worry about their safety as the
Ministry has assured their safety.
After handing over appointment letters to 268 intern doctors,
Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva provided medical equipment worth over
Rs. 80 million to the Jaffna Teaching Hospital, Colombo National
Hospital, Sri Jayawardhanapura Teaching Hospital and Badulla teaching
Hospital to ensure a quality service to war heroes.