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WHO Sri Lanka Annual Report 2017

World Health Organization (WHO) Sri Lanka Annual Report 2017 Released

World Health Organization(WHO) released it's latest annual report on Sri Lankan Health 2017 recently. Lanka started 2017 with many public health achievements under its belt...
Lymphatic_filariasis_srilanka

Lymphatic Filariasis Still Found In Coastal Area Even After Eliminated

A Novel study revealed that there are some pockets with persistent lymphatic filariasis (LF) in coastal Sri Lanka, especially in Galle district. Sri Lanka was...
Influenza A virus in Southern Srilanka

All The Facts You Need to Know About Southern Viral Flu

The Influenza A virus has been identified as the cause for the spreading virus flu in the South, the Medical Research Institute announced. Up to now...
Viral Flu in Southern srilanka

Deaths On Viral Flu in Southern Risen to 20 – Samples...

The Southern Provincial Health Services Director, Dr. G. Wijesuriya says that the death toll caused by Influenza spreading in the Southern Province has risen...

The Virus Identified By The MRI

The Influenza A virus has been identified as the cause for the spreading virus flu in the South, the Medical Research Institute announced. 15 child...
Ministry of Health Sri Lanka

Circular To Prevention of Transmission of Current Respiratory Tract Infection Children...

Prevention of Transmission of Current Respiratory Tract Infection ,RTI) Arnow, Children in Southern Province. It has been noted that a considerable number of patients with...
Sri Lanka / Dengue DREF Final Report

Aware of These 12 Dengue High Risk Districts – Dengue DREF...

Sri Lanka faced an unpredicted outbreak of dengue fever. It is a tropical country with two monsoon seasons. With each monsoon brings in two...
TUA Pending-GMOA-SAITM

Epidemiology Unit Is Inactive And Failed To Control The Flu -GMOA

The Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) has accused the Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Heath of failing to contain the deadly virus affecting...

New Chief Epidemiologist Doesn’t Have Sufficient Knowledge or Experience – GMOA

The entire Epidemiology Unit has been defunct due the Health Ministry’s arbitrary appointment of a medical administrator to the post of Chief Epidemiologist, the...
Sri Lanka's Successful Heath System Offers Lessons to the Rest of the World

Sri Lanka’s Successful Heath System Offers Lessons to the Rest of...

The World Bank well appreciate Sri Lanka's heath achievements by saying "Sri Lanka’s successful health system raises the obvious question of what lessons, if...
U.S. Life Expectancy Has Fallen - CDC

U.S. Life Expectancy Has Fallen – CDC

The economy may be growing and the stock market booming, but Americans are dying younger — living shorter lives than previous generations and dying...
Demographic and Health Survey

Demographic and Health Survey Report – 2016

The Department of Census and Statistics (DCS) takes steps to identify, collect, analyse and communicate the information needed for the development programs of the...
Sri Lanka's maternal mortality rate

Sri Lanka’s MMR is the Lowest in South Asia

According to report handed over to the Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Dr. Rajitha Senaratne, Sri Lanka's rate of maternal deaths due...

How Sri Lanka is striving to stop NCDs – WHO

Shamima Marikar’s children are like most below the age of six: They have a taste for sugar that must be regulated and restrained. Though the...

Journey of Ending Malaria in Sri Lanka

The journey towards malaria elimination was turbulent. At the peak of the most devastating outbreak during the 1930s, 1.5 million malaria cases were recorded,...
WHO Published World Health Statistics for 2017

WHO Published World Health Statistics for 2017

The World Health Statistics series is WHO’s annual compilation of health statistics for its 194 Member States. The series is produced by the WHO Department...
Rise of Dengue in Sri Lanka 2017

Rise of Dengue with prevailing weather condition

The ministry of health issue a warning that number of dengue cases are increase with prevailing weather condition in Sri Lanka. As a result of...
Use of Symbiotic Bacteria in Mosquito Gut to Combat Malaria

Use of Symbiotic Bacteria in Mosquito Gut to Combat Malaria

Even though WHO declared Sri Lanka as free of malaria, it is endemic in more than 106 countries,with 212 million new cases and 429,000...
health service provision and promoting health of communities during drough

Health service provision and promoting during drough

Circular Guidelines for the health service provision and promoting health of communities during drought situations Drought is a natural disaster situation that affects ma, districts...
Global Strategy for dengue prevention and control, 2012-WHO

Global Strategy for dengue prevention and control, 2012–2020 -WHO

During the past five decades, the incidence of dengue has increased 30-fold. Some 50–100 million new infections are estimated to occur annually in more...

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