Minister Maithripala Sirisena has pointed out that plans are afoot to establish Sports Medical units in every General Hospital.
The Minister said that in the past he had received complaints that there were no separate medical units for Sports Doctors in Government hospitals. His plans were to provide a Sports Medical Unit to every base hospital in the country.
The Minister was speaking at the presentation of certificates and cash awards to medal winners of the National Sports festival representing the North Central Province. The function was held at the Buddhi Mandapaya in Polonnaruwa. Several people’s representatives of the province were present.