The Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) will strike on August 3 (Friday), GMOA Secretary Dr. Haritha Aluthge said.
He was addressing a press conference at the GMOA Head Quarters in Colombo yesterday evening. He said they will halt the strike at any moment if the 10 issues they demand are addressed.
According to Dr. Aluthge, all Out Patient Departments (OPDs) and clinics will not function.Only urgent surgeries will be performed.
Only urgent activities will be done at wards. Emergency Treatment Units (ETUs) will function as usual.
All GMOA doctors will provide emergency treatments. Children's, maternity, cancer, kidney and army hospitals including Kidney Treatment Units will not strike, he said.