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Nurses Union leaders discuss issues with Health Minister

Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi with the members of the Public Services United Nurses Union
Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi with the members of the Public Services United Nurses Union

The Public Services United Nurses Union held a meeting with Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi last week to discuss issues faced by the union.

Chairman of the union Ven. Muruththettuwe Ananda Thera and other officials of the union met the minister at the health ministry.

Special emphasis was placed on the government’s health policy statement and how to implement the suggestions in the policy framework. The union representatives requested the minister to fast-track the graduation of the nurses. The minister agreed to look into the matter swiftly, a statement issued by the heath ministry said.

Parties also discussed promotions, transfers and welfare of the nurses.

Ministry Secretary P. M Charles, Director General Health Services Dr. Anil Jasinghe and other officials of the ministry and representatives of the union participated.

 

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