Doctors call off strike at Karapitiya hospital


The doctors of Karapitiya hospital have given up their previous decision to withdraw from duties.


Karapitiya Hospital director Dr. Shelton Perera said the decision was taken after the Galle Mayor gave a written agreement to remove the carbonic garbage gradually with effect from tomorrow.


Doctors attached to Karapitiya hospital withdrew from duty this morning in protest of not removing carbonic garbage from the hospital premises. hospital functions except emergency services were crippled due to the doctors’ protest this morning.


Later doctors called off the strike after Galle Mayor Methsiri de Silva met the doctors and gave them a written agreement to remove the garbage.


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