1300 New Doctors to Address Island-wide Shortages: Ministry of Health


The Ministry of Health announced plans to issue appointment letters to 1300 new doctors imminently. Dr. Palitha Mahipala, Secretary of the Ministry, disclosed that these doctors will be deployed to peripheral hospitals across the island, addressing the current shortage effectively.

Dr. Palitha Mahipala further noted the return of specialist doctors who completed their overseas training. Their return is expected to bolster the healthcare workforce significantly.

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