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ඇමතිට නිවැරදි තොරතුරු ලැබී නැතැයි දකුණේ සෞඛ්‍ය ලොක්කා කියයි

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

සිරංගිකා ලොකුකරවිට උපුටාගැණීම ලංකාදීප ඉන්ෆ්ලුවන්සා රෝගය හේතුවෙන් මෙතෙක් මියගිය සංඛ්‍යාව පිළිබඳ තමන් සතුව ඇති නිවැරදි  තොරතුරු මෙතෙක් සෞඛ්‍ය අමාත්‍ය වෛද්‍ය රාජිත සේනාරත්න මහතා වෙත ලැබෙන්නට නැතැයි දකුණු පළාත් සෞඛ්‍ය සේවා අධ්‍යක්ෂ වෛද්‍ය ජී.විජේසූරිය මහතා පැවසීය. ඒ මහතා මේ බව කියා සිටියේ අද (06) දකුණු පළාත් ආණ්ඩුකාරවරයාගේ කාර්යාලයේ දී දකුණු පළාත් ඉන්ෆ්ලුවෙන්සා රෝගය පිළිබඳ සාකච්ඡාවක් අතරතුර මාධ්‍යෙව්දියෙකු නැගූ ප්‍රශ්නයකට පිළිතුරු […]

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Sri Lanka sounds ‘red alert’ over rat fever following monsoonal rains

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, June 5 (newsin.asia) – Sri Lanka’s Health Ministry has issued a ‘red alert’ on the spread of rat fever in several districts across the island in the aftermath of heavy monsoonal rains which killed 24 people and displaced over 75,000, the local Sunday Times reported. Health authorities said districts which were affected […]

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Namal requests govt. to intervene to protect children from epidemic in South

Thursday, May 31st, 2018

By Charunya Rajakaruna Courtesy Adaderana MP Namal Rajapaksa requests the government intervene to protect the children from the viral fever in the Southern Province. He stated this as a response to the questions raised by the media, at Hambantota. According to the MP, it is unfair to be asked to go to a private hospital, when a […]

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Influenza vaccine cannot be issued the way media says – Rajitha

Thursday, May 31st, 2018

By Yusuf Ariff Courtesy Adaderana Health Minister Dr Rajitha Senaratne says that the Influenza vaccine, which has been proposed to be given to the patients who have fallen victim to the viral fever spreading in the Southern Province, will only be provided to hospital based on the approval of a committee of specialist doctors and the National […]

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14 children die from viral flu in Sri Lanka

Thursday, May 31st, 2018

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, May 31 (newsin.asia) – Sri Lanka’s health officials on Thursday said 14 children had died from a viral fever which was spreading in southern Sri Lanka and urged the public to take health safety measures to prevent its spread. Director of the Karapitiya Teaching Hospital, in southern Sri Lanka, Dr. Jayampathi Senanayake […]

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Lancet study places Pakistan on 154th position, India 145th position behind China (48), Sri Lanka (71) in healthcare

Friday, May 25th, 2018

According to the Lancet study, Pakistan ranks 154th among 195 countries in terms of accessibility and quality of healthcare, far behind its South Asian counterparts India, Bangladesh, and Sri-Lanka. The study carried out by renowned journal The Lancet says that Pakistan has improved in health care access and quality since 1990. Pakistan’s Health Access Quality (HAQ) index […]

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British rugger players death: Police question trishaw drivers

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

Darshana Sanjeewa Courtesy The Daily Mirror The Fort Police questioned several trishaw drivers in connection with the deaths of two British rugger players, after a visit to a nightclub in Colombo. Police are hoping to identify and arrest the trishaw driver, who is believed to have given brown sugar narcotics to the ruggerites, while they were […]

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New child-killing virus hits Sri Lanka’s south

Friday, May 18th, 2018

Source: Xinhua   2018-05-17 15:50:54 COLOMBO, May 17 (Xinhua) — Sri Lanka’s health officials on Thursday warned that a new virus affecting children was spreading in the island’s south and five deaths had already been reported. The Government Information Department quoting medical officials said the Karapitiya Teaching Hospital in Galle had been experiencing an increase in […]

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Sri Lanka records 1 million patients suffering from asthma

Friday, May 18th, 2018

Source: Xinhua   2018-05-16 17:03:13 COLOMBO, May 16 (Xinhua) — Sri Lanka has recorded a rise in asthma patients with at least 1 million affected by the respiratory disease and over 1,000 deaths reported per year, the government media information department quoting medical experts said here on Wednesday. Respiratory Physician Dr. Keerthi Gunasekera from the Sri […]

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