ONLY Emergency surgeries at Hospital due to shortage of Anesthesia drugs

ONLY Emergency surgeries at Hospital due to shortage of Anesthesia drugs

ONLY Emergency surgeries at Hospital due to shortage of Anesthesia drugs

Written by Teena Marian

20 Apr, 2022 | 7:14 am

COLOMBO (News 1st); The Director-General of Health Services, Dr. Asela Gunawardena said that due to the shortage of Anesthesia drugs, only emergency surgeries are being performed in Government Hospitals.

He noted that only surgeries related to cancer and accidents are performed due to this reason.

Dr. Asela Gunawardena further stated that a discussion will be held on Wednesday (20) morning regarding the situation that has arisen.

Provincial Director-General of Health Services and District Director of Health Services are scheduled to participate in the discussion, he said.

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