These cabinet decisions were taken by the Ministers at its meeting held on 31.07.2018 considering proposals made by Minister of Health And Indigenous Medicine.

  • Establishment of Speech and Hearing Centre and National Cancer Prevention Centre Proposed by the Dialog Axiata Ltd. (Sri Lanka) (Document No.30)

The Cabinet Decisions were taken to approve the proposal presented by (Dr.) Rajitha Senarathne, Minister of Health Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine to construct a four story building in Narahenpita Area spending Rs 146 million (provided through the Government funds and financial assistance of Dialog Axiata P.L.P) and establish Speech and Hearing Centre and National Cancer Prevention Centre .

  • Promoting Nutrition of meals by adding Iron and Folic Acid to minimize Anaemia (Document No.31)

The Cabinet Decisions were takeen to approve the proposal presented by (Dr.) Rajitha Senarathne, Minister of Health Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine to establish a committee to conduct studies and report regarding the implementation of a program to add Iron to Rice and Wheat Flour in order to minimize Anaemia.

  • Construction of New Building for National Medicines Regulatory Authority (Document No.32)

The Cabinet Decisions were taken to approve the proposal presented by (Dr.) Rajitha Senarathne, Minister of Health Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine to allocate 27.24 peach land in Thimbirigasyaya area to establish head office and Quality Security Laboratory of National Medicines Regulatory Authority.

  • Construction of Modern Store Building with high capacity for Medical Supplies Division (Document No.33)

Medical Supplies Division of the Ministry of Health Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine has 30 Stores and 06 Distributing Units in Wellawatta Area. It has been identified that this capacity is insufficient for the proper functioning of Medical Services. Hence, the Cabinet of Ministers approved the proposal presented by (Dr.) Rajitha Senarathne, Minister of Health Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine to construct a building with Rs.2,255 million investment, within 4 acre land in the premises of National Hospital for Respiratory Diseases, Welisara.

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