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Protests Against Health And Higher Education Ministers

Jun 15, 2010 7:19:48 AM - thesundayleader.lk

Supplementary Medial Professionals protest

A large number of Supplementary Medical Professionals staged a protest outside the Health Ministry and the Institute of Higher Education this afternoon, against the Health Minister and Minister of Higher Education lack of initiative in addressing issues brought forth by the students.

Protest leader

Speaking to the Sunday Leader, the President of the Joint Council of Professionals Ravi Kumudesh said that if their issues were not soon addressed, the Supplementary Medical Professionals would launch a continued protest, beginning on the 24th of June 2010.

Radiological workers

Among the issues brought to light by the SMP’s are allegations of ‘ underhand dealings’, that get in the way of a four year degree programme for professionals of supplementary medicine – launched 5 years ago at the University of Peradeniya.