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Patients stranded as doctors launch 24 hour strike

vlcsnap-2016-11-30-09h16m29s25Patients around the island were stranded as doctors attached to Government hospitals launched a 24 hour strike today.

The strike by the Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) was launched over concerns on some aspects of the 2017 budget.

The Ministry of Health said it was informed of the strike at the last minute and this affected operations at hospitals in the country. (Colombo Gazette)

Pictures by G.Krishanthan

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