Aug 11, 2020

19 hospitals remain elusive on hospital waste Featured

Although information with regard to hospital waste has been requested under the RTI Act from 59 major hospitals, 19 such hospitals remain evasive about providing details.

Applications for information in this regard were submitted in 2019 February and 12 hospitals are yet to respond at all while 07 other hospitals have yet to provide information due to various reasons.

However, it is said that a complaint has been lodged with the RTI commission in this regard.

The hospitals that have not provided such information are as follows :

Tangalle Base Hospital, Matara General Hospital, Angoda Base Hospital, Kegalle General Hospital, Peradeniya Teaching Hospital, Mannar District General Hospital, Castle Street Women's Hospital, Horana Base Hospital, Chilaw District General Hospital, Jaffna District General Hospital, Mullaitivu District Hospitals Hospital, Panadura Base Hospital, National Dental Teaching Hospital, Trincomalee District General Hospital, Kuliyapitiya Base Hospital, Kurunegala Teaching Hospital, Kilinochchi District Hospital and Kalutara District General Hospital