Wednesday, May 23, 2018
GMOA's Response to Government Proposal Over SAITM

GMOA Appreciate Absorb Students To KDU Without SAITM

The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA)  welcomed the Cabinet decision to absorb 982 SAITM students to General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University (KDU), after...
Women In Sri Lanka Are Champions Of Breastfeeding - UNICEF

Women In Sri Lanka Are Champions Of Breastfeeding – UNICEF

New analysis shows that 99 per cent of children in Sri Lanka are breastfed at some point in their young lives Babies in South Asia...
5 Infants Died on Unidentified Virus In Southern Province

5 Infants Died on Unidentified Virus In Southern Province

The health authorities in the Southern Province warns the public that a viral fever is spreading in the region. It is reported that the fever...

Sri Lankan and US Doctors Pioneer First Robot-Assisted Surgery

U.S. and Sri Lankan surgeons conducted the first ever robot-assisted surgery aboard the USNS Mercy on May 4. The joint team of multinational surgeons...
Price Reduction Of Medical Drugs -Gazette

Prices Of Drugs To Be Reduced Within Next Two Weeks

The Ministry of Health has decided to reduce the prices of more varieties of essential drugs with the next two weeks. The government has already...
Contempt Of Court Case Against Dr Padeniya

Contempt Of Court Case Against Dr Padeniya Commence Hearing On June 5

The Court of Appeal  postponed the case against the president of Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) Dr. Anuruddha Padeniya who was charged with contempt...
Doctors strike-trade union action

Island-wide TUA on 17th May – GMOA

The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) has decided to launch an island-wide 24-hour strike action on May 17. Addressing a media conference held today (11),...
One doctor commits suicide in the U.S. every day -

One Doctor Commits Suicide in The U.S. Every day

One doctor commits suicide in the U.S. every day -- the highest suicide rate of any profession. And the number of doctor suicides --...
Suicide rate in srilanka

Sri Lanka is The No.1 Country for Suicides – WHO Statistics 2017

Sri Lanka Police and the World Health Organization recently published the suicide rate in Sri Lanka for 2017. The result is that, Sri Lanka is...
Re-register for W & OP

Updated : Re-register for W & OP (වැන්දඹු, වැන්දඹු පුරුෂ හා අනත්දරු විශ්‍රාම වැටුප්...

වැන්දඹු, වැන්දඹු පුරුෂ හා අනත්දරු විශ්‍රාම වැටුප් ලියාපදිංචිය Widows’/ Widowers and Orphans Pension Online Registration Update : රා.ප.ච. 26/2017 ( II ) අනුව වැන්දඹු අනත්දරු...
32% of Pregnant Women in Sri Lanka are Anaemic

Nearly 32% of Pregnant Women in Sri Lanka are Anaemic

Nearly 32 per cent of pregnant women in Sri Lanka are anaemic, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said. UNICEF said that the progress on improving...

45% Sri Lankan Women Are Obese: UNICEF

Over 45 per cent of women in Sri Lanka are overweight or obese indicating a serious double burden of malnutrition within the adult population,...

Five-Day Work Week and Overtime for Other Two Days for Health Workers – Minister

Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine D. Rajitha Senaratne says discussions have been initiated on setting up of five-day work week for health...
World Thalassemia Day 2018

World Thalassemia Day 2018

Highlights: World Thalassemia Day is marked on 8th May each year as a sign of solidarity with the many thalassemia patients and...

Surgeons Remove Tumor That Weighs As Much As A Person

A colossal 60-kilogram (132-pound) ovarian tumor was successfully removed from a 38-year-old Connecticut woman in February this year. The tumor is one of the largest...

Establishment of Health Assessment Program for Foreigners

Sri Lanka asks UN migration agency to establish health assessment program for resident visa applicants The UN migration agency International Organization of Migration (IOM), and...

Training on Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy by Oncology Expert

An eminent international expert in radiological physics in the treatment of cancer will be in Sri Lanka from 8th to 12th May to conduct training on...
Agrahara Insurance Scheme'(අග්‍රහාර රක්ෂණ අරමුදල)

New ‘Agrahara Insurance Scheme'(අග්‍රහාර)For Government Servants

Agrahara Insurance scheme was introduced by the Ministry of Public Administration Circular No: 5 /1997 and this scheme was under National Insurance Trust Fund...
TUA Pending-GMOA-SAITM

TUA on Next Week – GMOA

The Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) today said it would launch a countrywide work stoppage next week without prior notice in protest of several...

The CEO Who Injected Himself With An Experimental Herpes Therapy Was Found Dead

Aaron Traywick, a biohacker who once injected himself with an untested herpes therapy on a crusade to expand access to medications, was found dead...

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