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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2961

Medical professionals appreciate the Health Minister

By Manjari Peiris

A group of consultant doctors made several suggestions along with mechanisms for the control of the spread of COVID - 19, to the Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi recently.

They were as follows;

To follow with proper safety measures in providing services to all those who have cough or cold until it is confirmed they are COVID - 19 positive cases.

To expand all research and criteria on Coronavirus.

To treat patients arriving in hospitals for cough or cold at special wards.

To take all safety measures on medical staff treating COVID - 19 patients, according to a proper procedure.

To provide with life insurance facilities to health workers treating Coronavirus patients.

To obtain specialist advice during clinical treatment.

The Health Minister thanked the medical specialists for proposing an insurance scheme for the health staff, stating that it was most timely and appropriate. She also noted that all the other proposals too were timely and assured them that proper attention would be given to their proposals. The Health Minister also said that hospitals would be set up in Colombo, Kalutara and Gampaha to treat COVID-19 patients.

The Specialist medical professionals thanked the Health Minister for managing this situation effectively and efficiently and for her farsighted timely decisions taken so far.

- Asian Tribune -

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