A nurse (L) signs a petition as a member of Joint Council of Professions Supplementary To Medicine(JCPSM) compromising with Government Pharmacists,Radiographers,Medical Laboratory Technologists,(MLT),Physiotherapists attached to ( the largest hospital in Srilanka) Colombo National Hospital, shouts slogans in protest against assaulting allied health sciences degree students and reducing the study period of health allied science degree. 19 May 2014
The Srilankan Police arrested 17 University Students attach to Inter University Students Federation
(IUSF) last Friday who protested against reducing the study period of health allied sciences degree of PSM’S and Nueses.
Although several health trade unions and university students federation accuse Higher Education Ministry and the government on reducing the study period of Health Allied Sciences degree from four years to three years, the authorities have pointed out that it is the Government Medical Officers Association(GMOA) which is behind the decision.