Director of the Health Promotion Bureau Dr. Palitha Karunapema has been removed from his post.
The Health Promotion Bureau said Dr. Karunapema has received a transfer, ending his role as the institution’s Director.
Dr. Palitha Karunapema played a key role in the health sector since the emergence of the coronavirus pandemic in 2020.
The Health Promotion Bureau further said as a specialist Doctor, he had guided the public by providing constant briefings and advise with regard to the coronavirus. (Colombo Gazette)