New Health Secretary assumes duties

November 20, 2023 at 11:11 AM

Former Health Services Director General Dr. Palitha Mahipala assumed duties as the new Secretary to the Ministry of Health today.

He replaced Health Secretary Janaka Sri Chandragupta who retired from the state service yesterday

Janaka Sri Chandragupta was imposed with an overseas travel ban by the courts last week over the scandal involving the import of 22,500 substandard immunoglobulin vials.  (NewsWire)