Dalipanda acknowledges SIMA for withdrawing strike


PERMANENT Secretary of Ministry of Health and Medical Services has thanked Solomon Islands Medical Association (SIMA) for withdrawing their proposed strike.

PS Dalipanda expressed this during the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding on doctors’ new scheme of service in Honiara.

“I salute SIMA and the Solomon Islands Government for being optimistic to avoid the strike,” Dalipanda said.

Dalipanda said his ministry is pleased to ensure the public that health services will continue.

“Public are ensured that health services for the public will continue.”

The strike proposal was of over grievances with government’s failure to review a decade-old scheme of doctors’ services.

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