Members of the clergy representing all major religious denominations and laymen yesterday assembled outside the United Nations (UN) office in Colombo in a silent protest against the proposed US-sponsored resolution at the UNHCR in Geneva. They also handed over a petition signed by people representing all districts of the country to UN officials. (Pic by Saman Ranaweera)
Board of experts to be appointed
Oncology drugs purchases run into a storm: Supplies suffer critical breakdown
Amidst a conflict with the College of Oncologists on the procurement of an Indian drug to treat cancer patients, a comprehensive board of experts comprising oncologists and pharmacologists is expected to be appointed for evaluation and recommendation on government tenders, a high-ranking health official said yesterday.
This unprecedented move comes in the wake of last week’s cancellation of a multi-million rupee tender by the Director-General of...