Author Archive for Health

Complaints against Dr Shafi exceeds 1,000

Monday, June 17th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana The number of complaints filed against Dr Mohamed Shafi over alleged illegal sterilizations has amounted to 1,003. The Kurunegala Police had arrested Dr Shafi on May 25th over alleged illegal accumulation of assets. He was later handed over to the Criminal Investigations Department for further investigations. However, accusations started piling up against Dr […]

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Many breakfast cereals still contaminated by weed killer, environmental group says

Thursday, June 13th, 2019

By Arman Azad, CNN Courtesy CNN (CNN)Several popular breakfast foods, including Cheerios and Nature Valley products, continue to test positive for trace amounts of a controversial herbicide that may increase the risk of cancer, according to a report released Wednesday by an environmental advocacy group.The Environmental Working Group, which has links to the organics industry, found that all 21 […]

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Wimal alerts Prez to high rate of C-section operations … complains of move to let Dr. Safi off the hook

Thursday, June 13th, 2019

Courtesy The Island Weerawansa National Freedom Front (NFF) leader and MP Wimal Weerawansa has, in a letter to President Maithripala Sirisena, highlighted the high rate of Caesarean section operations performed in Sri Lanka. The MP has alleged that the failure on the part of successive governments to intervene had resulted in a situation where C-section […]

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Northwestern Province doctors protest against Dr. Shafi

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana Northwestern Province doctors of the Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) have decided to launch a protest campaign over several points including protesting Dr. Mohamed Shafi of the Kurunegala Hospital who is currently under arrest. The protest will be held before the Kurunegala Teaching Hospital this afternoon (12), stated GMOA Northwestern Province Coordinator Dr. […]

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වෛද්‍ය ෂාෆි ට එරෙහිව පැමිණිලි 723 ක්

Sunday, June 9th, 2019

උපුටාගැණීම ලංකාදීප  කුරුණෑගල ශික්ෂණ රෝහලේ ප්‍රසව හා නාරිවේද වෛද්‍ය අංශයේ සේවය කරන ෂාෆි ෂියාබ්දීන් වෛද්‍යවරයාට එරෙහිව අද (09) පස්වරුව වනවිට කුරුණෑගල ශික්ෂණ රෝහලට පමණක් ලැබී ඇති සම්පුර්ණ පැමිණිලි සංඛ්‍යාව 723 ක්වූ බව රෝහල පාලනාධිකාරිය ප්‍රකාශ කළේය .  පසුගිය සිකුරාදාට (07) පැමිණිලි 24 ක්ද , ඊයේ (08) දිනයේ ( 08) පැමිණිලි 26 ක්ද , අද දිනයේ […]

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Carnosine, Cataracts, and Visual Clarity – Life Extension

Thursday, June 6th, 2019

LIFE EXTENSION MAGAZINE By Linda Oppenheimer Cataracts cause about half of all cases of blindness worldwide.1,2 By age 80, more than half of all Americans will have cataracts, or will have undergone surgery to remove them.3 Researchers have been investigating two different but related forms of the nutrient carnosine to help slow the development of cataracts as well as improve visual […]

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Total complaints against Dr Shafi amount to 795

Thursday, June 6th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana The Teaching Hospital in Kurunegala Teaching Hospital has received 31 complaints against Dr. Mohamed Shafi, who is accused of allegedly performing illegal sterilization, during the course of yesterday (06). Accordingly, the hospital has received 681 complaints in total. In addition, Dambulla Hospital has received 11 complaints yesterday, and the total number of complaints […]

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742 complaints submitted against Dr. Shafi within 12 days

Wednesday, June 5th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana Twelve days have passed since the public were requested to submit their complaints against Dr. Mohamed Shafi Mohamed of the Kurunegala Teaching Hospital if any. Since then, 742 mothers have lodged complaints that they had either suffered complications of failed to conceive again after undergoing a Caesarian surgery under Dr. Shafi. Fifteen complaints […]

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Mosquito control program reduces dengue, costs in Sri Lanka

Wednesday, June 5th, 2019

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Courtesy Eurekalert.org Intervention focused on removing mosquito breeding sites found to be both effective and cost-saving A public health, police, and military partnership to reduce the mosquito population in Sri Lanka resulted in a more than 50-percent reduction in dengue, as well as […]

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Doctors plan mega protests to oust Rajitha

Tuesday, June 4th, 2019

Courtesy Ceylon Today Doctors today (4) said that they would unite with the general public to conducted a series of protests against Health and Indigenous Medicine Minister, Dr. Rajitha Senaratne, demanding his removal from the post owing to a series of alleged malpractices including the purchase of 562 million folic acid tablets on the verge […]

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Repair of C-Section Scars Causing Secondary Infertility

Tuesday, June 4th, 2019

Courtesy bayareafertilitydoctor.com C-section scars & secondary infertility at a glance Women who have delivered by C-section can have scarring that causes infertility, as well as pain and abnormal bleeding. This results when scar tissue does not heal properly and forms a pouch in the lower part of the uterine lining that fills with fluid and […]

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C-sections can cause infertility. Mine did

Tuesday, June 4th, 2019

Courtesy The spinoff.co.nz For a select few women, this could be the difference between a baby, and not. I’ll say it again: C-sections can cause infertility. Catherine Woulfe writes. In October 2014 I had the kind of caesarean section where your bed gets whipped down to theatre by an orderly cursing fuck, fuck, fuck” as […]

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Caesareans linked to risk of infertility

Tuesday, June 4th, 2019

Courtesy The Guardian (UK) One in three women cannot have a second baby after emergency operation, study claims Almost half of all women who give birth to their first baby by emergency Caesarean section do not have another child – with nearly one in three suffering long-term infertility problems and one in five too traumatised […]

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Over 630 complaints received against Dr. Shafi

Monday, June 3rd, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana The number of complaints lodged against Dr. Mohamed Shafi from Kurunegala Teaching Hospital has, reportedly, exceeded 630. Sixty-six mothers who had undergone a Caesarian surgery under Dr. Shafi had filed their complaints at Kurunegala Hospital today (03). Accordingly, the total number of complaints received by the Kurunegala Teaching Hospital itself is 544. Additionally, […]

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Over 600 complaints filed against Dr. Shafi

Sunday, June 2nd, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana By this evening (02), 601 complaints have been received against Dr. Mohamed Shafi attached to the Kurunegala Teaching Hospital who is currently under arrest. The interim report of the committee appointed by the Ministry of Health to investigate complaints against Dr. Shafi will be handed over to the Secretary to the Ministry of […]

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GM fungus rapidly kills 99% of malaria mosquitoes, study suggests

Friday, May 31st, 2019

By James GallagherHealth and science correspondent, BBC News A fungus – genetically enhanced to produce spider toxin – can rapidly kill huge numbers of the mosquitoes that spread malaria, a study suggests. Trials, which took place in Burkina Faso, showed mosquito populations collapsed by 99% within 45 days. The researchers say their aim is not […]

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Number of complaints soars to 377

Friday, May 31st, 2019

Pushpakumara Jayarathne and Kanchana Kumara Ariyadasa Courtesy The Daily Mirror The number of complaints received by the Kurunegala and Dambulla hospitals against Dr. Siyabdeen Mohamed Safi, who is alleged to have engaged in sterilisation surgeries, has reached 377 as at yesterday, the spokespersons of both hospitals revealed. While the Kurunegala Hospital has received 99 complaints yesterday, […]

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Fifty two women complain against K’gala Doctor

Thursday, May 30th, 2019

SUNIL S. PALLENDENIYA (KURUNEGALA), WIJESINGHA WELIKANDA AND CHAMARA AMARASURIYA Courtesy Ceylon Today Fifty two Sinhala Buddhist mothers have lodged complaints with the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) and the Kurunegala Teaching Hospital charging that Dr. Shafi Shiha Abdeen had performed non-consensual sterilisation. At the same time, 45 women, who had allegedly been sterilised by the doctor, […]

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Illegal Sterilizations

Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

Wimal Senanayake  What is the need of the hour? That is what the Sinhalese should think clearly without being biased by politics and race. Ven Ratna said on the other day what has happened is equal to loss of about forty to fifty thousand Sinhalese children. Well that count may be a miniscule as more and more complaints […]

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Protecting fallopian tubes

Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

DR. NIMAL SAMARASINGHE Courtesy The Island MP Ven. Aturaliye Ratana Thera listening to mothers at the Kurunegala Teaching Hoispital who complained that they had not conceived since undergoing caesarean surgery by Dr. Seigu Shiyabdeen Mohammed Safi. Pic by Nishan S. Priyantha The police have urged the public to inform the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) if […]

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No. of complaints against Kurunegala doctor rises to 116

Tuesday, May 28th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana Sixty-five more mothers who had their Caesarian surgeries under Dr. Mohamed Shafi of Kurunegala Hospital have filed complaints against the doctor today (28). Accordingly, 116 complaints have been received from mothers claiming that they had not conceived children following a Caesarian surgery by the doctor. The mother who delivered through Caesarean surgeries under […]

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පේරාදෙණිය රෝහලේ වෛද්‍යවරයෙක් සහ වෛද්‍යවරියක් මවුවරුන් විශාල ගණනක් වදභාවයට පත් කරලා..

Tuesday, May 28th, 2019

lanka C news පේරාදෙණිය මහ රෝහලේ වෛද්‍යවරයෙක් සහ වෛද්‍යවරියක් සිසෙරියන් සැත්කම අතරතුර දී මවුවරුන් වඳභාවයට පත් කර ඇති බවට චෝදනා රාශියක් එල්ල වන බව සන්ධාන පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත්‍රි එස් බී දිසානායක මහතා සඳහන් කරයි. මෙම දෙදෙනාම මුස්ලිම් ජාතිකයින් බවත් සිසේරියන් සැත්කම් කරද්දී ඔවුන් විසින් අනවශ්‍ය තද කිරීම් හෝ සිරකිරීම්වලට වලට ලක් කර කාන්තාවන් වඳභාවයට පත් කළේ […]

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Kurunegala doctor isn’t an ob-gyn specialist – S.B.

Tuesday, May 28th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana Parliamentarian S. B. Dissanayake states that the committee to investigate activities of Dr. Mohamed Shafi has been appointed by the Health Ministry to cover up the truth. He says that although the relevant doctor is perceived by many to be a specialist on obstetrics and gynecology, he is not so. Instead, he is […]

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Kurunegala Hospital receives 51 complaints on C-sections performed by Dr. Shafi

Monday, May 27th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana Fifty-one women have lodged complaints at the Kurunegala Teaching Hospital as of today (27), stating that they have been unable conceive after getting their caesarean sections performed by Dr. Mohamed Shafi. MP Venerable Athuraliye Rathana Thero had arrived at the hospital premises to discuss the incident with the Director of Kurunegala Teaching Hospital […]

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Unlawful sterilisation: Affected women requested to give evidence

Monday, May 27th, 2019

Indika Ramanayake Courtesy The Daily Mirror Director of Kurunegala Teaching Hospital, Dr.Sarath Weerabandara, requested from the women to complain immediately to the hospital authorities if they feel that they had been subjected to unlawful sterilisation after caesarean operations performed by the controversial doctor. He made this request at a media briefing held at the Kurunegala […]

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Health Ministry to probe Kurunegala doctor’s activities

Monday, May 27th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana The Ministry of Health will inquire into the activities of Dr. Mohamed Shafi of Kurunegala Hospital, who is currently under arrest over assets earned through suspicious means. Accordingly, a special tri-member committee will be appointed for the purpose, Minister of Health Rajitha Senaratne stated. The committee will comprise of 3 doctors who specialize […]

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Media wouldn’t pay attention if Sinhalese surgeon did this – Rajitha

Monday, May 27th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana The media would not have paid attention to the situation regarding Dr. Mohamed Shafi, if it concerned a Sinhalese surgeon, says Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Dr. Rajitha Senaratne. The minister stated this addressing a press conference held at the Temple Trees this evening (27). Minister Senaratne further commented that it […]

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Kurunegala doctor must be hanged if he performed illegal sterilization – Marikkar

Monday, May 27th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana UNP parliamentarian S. M. Marikkar says that the President has the responsibility to carry out a formal investigation against Minister Rishad Bathiudeen. Marikkar pointed out that the doctor attached to the Kurunegala Hospital was arrested over the suspicious nature in which he had amassed wealth and that, if the said the doctor had […]

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වෛද්‍ය ෂාෆිට එරෙහි පරීක්ෂණ වලට බලපෑම් එපා… රතන හිමිගෙන් අනතුරු ඇඟවීමක්

Monday, May 27th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana Do not influence investigations against Dr. Shafi, warns Rathana Thero

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වෛද්‍ය ෂාෆි සේවයේ පිහිටුවීම ගැන මතභේදාත්මක කරුණු හෙළිදරව් වෙයි…Controversial facts revealed about reinstating Dr Shafi

Monday, May 27th, 2019

Ada Derana

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