Author Archive for Health

“The Doctor in the Society: A Sri Lankan Perspective”

Monday, November 28th, 2022

Courtesy Thuppahis.com Dr. Sarath Gamini De Silva: Plenary lecture delivered at the Colombo Medical Congress. 24th Nov 2022, where his chosen title was  The Doctor in the Society: A Sri Lankan Perspective” I thank the organizers for inviting me  to talk on a very relevant  topic at a time when the role of the educated  in society […]

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176 Specialist doctors go before Court against 60 years compulsory retirement

Monday, November 28th, 2022

Courtesy The Daily Mirror Filing a writ petition before Court of Appeal, about 176 consultant specialist doctors have challenged the government’s decision to reduce their compulsory retirement age to 60 years. The petitioners are Specialist Consultants in varied fields of medicine including Cardiology, Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, Oncology, Neurology, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Haematology, Opthalmogy, Histopatholy, Anaesthesia, Paediatrics and Auto-Rhinolaryngology. […]

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Myanmar donates medicines and medical supplies worth over USD 1.48 Mn to Sri Lanka

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana The government of Myanmar donated a consignment of urgently required essential medicines and medical supplies worth over USD 1.48 Million to Sri Lanka, on Monday (Nov. 21). The consignment was officially handed over to the Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Myanmar, Janaka Bandara, by the Union Health Minister of Myanmar Dr. Thet Khaing Win, […]

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81 drug-addicted schoolchildren referred to rehabilitation within nine months: Minister

Wednesday, November 9th, 2022

Courtesy The Daily Mirror Some 81 schoolchildren who were addicted to drugs have been sent for rehabilitation within the first nine months of this year, Education Minister Susil Premajayantha said today. He told Parliament that three children who are between 1 and 14 year-old and 78 children aged between 15 and 19 years were among […]

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වෛද්‍ය පර්යේෂණ ආයතනයේ මන්කිෆොක් රෝගියාගේ නිදර්ශකය තවදුරටත් තහවුරු කල යුතුය

Saturday, November 5th, 2022

රවී කුමුදේශ් සභාපති  සෞඛ්‍ය වෘත්තීයවේදීන්ගේ විද්වත් සංගමය PCR පරීක්ෂාවෙන් සොයාගත් මන්කිෆොක්ස් රෝගියාගේ නිදර්ශක, ජාන අනුක්‍රමික විශ්ලේෂණයක් මගින් වහා තහවුරු කර ගත යුතුයි. නව රෝගයක් සදහා සිදු කරනු ලබන PCR පරීක්ෂණ වල නිරවද්‍යතවය විචලනය විය හැකි නිසාත්, ශ්‍රී ලංකාව තුල භාවිත කරණු ලබන පරීක්ෂණ කට්ටල තොගයට පසු පරීක්ෂණ කට්ටටල වල විශාල දියුණු කිරීම් සිදු වූ නිසාත්, රටට […]

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Iran donates essential medicines and medical supplies to Sri Lanka

Saturday, November 5th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana The Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran, together with the Iranian Red Crescent, donated an urgently required consignment of essential medicines and other medical supplies to Sri Lanka at a ceremony held at the Red Crescent Office in Tehran on November 03. The total value of the medicine consignment is over SLR […]

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Qatar Fund for Development sends 4.7 tons of urgent medical aid to Sri Lanka

Thursday, November 3rd, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana An urgent shipment of medical aid has arrived in Sri Lanka, and which has been provided by the Qatar Fund for Development to support the health sector in the country, QNA reported. Qatar’s ambassador to Sri Lanka Jassim bin Jaber al-Sorour received the Qatari medical aid, which he handed over to Minister of […]

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Dear Friends, Sorry to Announce a Genocide: Dr. Naomi Wolf on the Pfizer “Confidential Report”

Tuesday, November 1st, 2022

By Dr. Naomi Wolf Courtesy Global Research It’s Really True: They Know they are Killing the Babies All Global Research articles can be read in 51 languages by activating the Translate Website” drop down menu on the top banner of our home page (Desktop version). To receive Global Research’s Daily Newsletter (selected articles), click here. Visit and follow us […]

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Malaysia donates urgently required medical supplies to Sri Lanka

Tuesday, November 1st, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana The Malaysian government has extended a goodwill gesture by donating a consignment of urgently required medical supplies to Sri Lanka, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs says. Based on a request made by Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Health seeking assistance in acquiring medical supplies for the island nation, the High Commission of Sri Lanka […]

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’ICE’ usage among schoolgirls, young women rise steadily

Sunday, October 30th, 2022

Courtesy The Daily Mirror There is a new trend of increasing use of synthetic drugs known as ICE (methamphetamine crystals) among girls, National Dangerous Drugs Control Board (NDDCB) said. NDDCB Assistant Counsellor Lakmee Nilanka said many girls and young women are lured into using drug through beauty parlors. She revealed these while participating in an […]

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THE TSUNAMI OF DIABETES CASES !

Saturday, October 29th, 2022

Priyantha Hettige Diabetes is a major killer of humans. It is very dangerous. It comes third or fourth after the chief killers namely, heart attacks and strokes. Anyone can develop diabetes by simply eating the wrong foods- by following the sweet path of ‘ignorance is bliss..’ But it makes your life very unpleasant and shortens […]

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Sri Lanka receives medical equipment worth USD 5.5 Mn from Japan

Friday, October 28th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana Japan has granted medical equipment worth JPY 800 million (USD 5.5 million) to the National Hospital Sri Lanka (NHSL) in Colombo and Colombo North Teaching Hospital in Ragama to strengthen the sustainable medical system adaptable to the current economic crisis and to strengthen the readiness against COVID-19. The Japanese Ambassador to Sri Lanka, […]

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Aflatoxins saga:bitter truth

Thursday, October 27th, 2022

By Dr Indrajith P Hathurusingha Lecturer Department of Applied and Environmental Science CRTAFE, Geraldton Campus, Western Australia As we know, the entire country is in chaos with food insecurity and associated problems. People often seem to claim that their income is insufficient to manage their day-to-day expenses. Therefore, malnutrition, food of poor quality, and starvation […]

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The International Buddhist Society of Nepal in Lumbini donates consignment of medicines to Sri Lanka

Thursday, October 27th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana A consignment of medicines worth over Rs. 100 million donated by Ven. Nepalaye Maitri Thero, the founding President of the International Buddhist Society of Nepal in Lumbini was officially handed over to Senior Advisor to the President on National Security and President’s Chief of Staff Sagala Ratnayake, at the Presidential Secretariat, this morning […]

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කොරෝනා එන්නත් ගැන භයානක හෙළිදරව්වක් – එන්නතෙන් කොරෝනා වළක්වන බවට පරීක්ෂණ කර නැහැ (වීඩියෝ)

Thursday, October 27th, 2022

Lanka Lead News කොරෝනා එන්නත් පිළිබදව යුරෝපා පාර්ලිමේන්තුවේ මන්ත්‍රී නෙදර්ලන්ත ජාතික රොබට් රූස් ආන්දෝලනාත්මක හෙළිදරව්වක් සිදු කර තිබේ. ඔහු යුරෝපා පාර්ලිමෙන්තුවේ දී කොරෝනා සම්බන්ධ තොරතුරු විමර්ශනයක් සිදු කර ඇති අතර, එහිදී ෆයිසර් සමාගමේ අධ්‍යක්ෂිකාවක් නිල වශයෙන් පිළිගෙන තිබුණේ කොරෝනා එන්නත් ජනතාවට ලබාදෙන්නට පටන්ගත්විට පවා එම එන්නතෙන් කොරෝනා ව්‍යාප්තිය වළකන බවට කිසිදු පරීක්ෂණයක් සිදු නොකළ බවයි. […]

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වෛද්‍ය පර්යේෂණ ආයතනයේ පරීක්ෂණ 40කට අධික ප්‍රමාණයක් සිදු කෙරෙන්නේ නෑ. අත්‍යවශ්‍ය ඖෂධ 120ක් හිඟයි

Tuesday, October 25th, 2022

රවී කුමුදේශ් සභාපති සෞඛ්‍ය වෘත්තීයවේදීන්ගේ විද්වත් සංගමය  👉අත්‍යවශ්‍ය ඖෂධ 120ක් හිඟයි 👉වෛද්‍ය පර්යේෂණ ආයතනයේ පරීක්ෂණ 40කට අධික ප්‍රමාණයක් සිදු කෙරෙන්නේ නෑ 👉සෞඛ්‍ය පහසුකම් සදහා ලැබී ඇති ණය සහ ආධාර, සෞඛ්‍ය අමාත්‍යාංශයේ අකාර්යක්ෂම බව නිසා අපතේ යනවා.  👉සෞඛ්‍ය අර්බුධයට හේතුව, ආර්ථික අර්බුධයට වඩා අකාර්යක්ෂම බව සහ තාක්ෂණික මාෆියාවන්ට යට වීමයි. අත්‍යවශ්‍ය ඖෂධ 120කට වඩා වැඩි ප්‍රමාණයක් […]

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Indian Ayurveda for Sri Lankan police personnel

Tuesday, October 25th, 2022

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, October 25 (newsin.asia): To commemorate the 7th Ayurveda Day, the Swami Vivekananda Cultural Center, the cultural arm of the High Commission of India in Colombo, organized a special  exhibition  on  the  theme  Ayurveda Everyday, Ayurveda Everywhere” for the Sri Lanka Police Force on 22nd October. The key objective of the exhibition was […]

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High prevalence of HIV among school and university students

Tuesday, October 25th, 2022

Courtesy Hiru News According to the National STD/AIDS Control Programme sexually transmitted diseases including HIV are spreading more among school and university students. Dr. Rasanjali Hettiarachchi, director of the programme, stated to the correspondents, this situation is mostly reported from the districts of Colombo, Gampaha and Kandy. She also said, in the first five months […]

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Urgent medical supplies worth over USD 2.7 million donated to Sri Lanka

Wednesday, October 5th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana Medical supplies worth over USD 2.74 million have been donated by HOPE Worldwide, a leading international humanitarian organization in the United States, to provide immediate relief to Sri Lankans. This is in collaboration with the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Washington DC. This brings the total medical assistance to Sri Lanka from American […]

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Sri Lanka cuts tax on female hygiene products

Sunday, October 2nd, 2022

Courtesy RFI Colombo (AFP) – Sri Lanka’s government on Sunday cut taxes on female sanitary products in a bid to help women and girls unable to afford them because of the country’s economic crisis. Even before the downturn last year, many schoolgirls and women in Sri Lanka, like in other poor countries, would stay home when […]

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Sri Lankan Embassy in US facilitates over USD 12 million in medical aid

Sunday, October 2nd, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana Steps have been taken to provide medicines and medical supplies worth over Rs. 4,600 million (USD 12 million) with the intervention of the Sri Lankan Embassy in Washington DC, the President’s Media Division said. One consignment of medicines and medical supplies provided by the Sri Lankan Embassy in Washington DC working closely with […]

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8 state-of-the-art Chronic Kidney Disease Screening Vehicles donated by China

Monday, September 26th, 2022

Courtesy Hiru News Today, 8 state-of-the-art CKD (Chronic Kidney Disease) Screening Vehicles (mobile labs) worth LKR 660 million donated by China entered commissioning in 8 CKDu affected areas, i.e. Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Vavuniya, Trincomalee, Ampara, Kurunagala, Matale, Badulla. SriLankan people especially in the rural area are suffering in relation to CKD, known as the “silent killer”;, […]

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Donated medicines from China worth Rs 650 million to the country today – 5 billion worth medicines to follow

Sunday, September 25th, 2022

Courtesy Hiru News A new consignment of medicine worth 12.5 million RMB (650 million LKR) donated by China under its 500 million RMB emergency humanitarian assistance has departed Chengdu, China and is scheduled to arrive at Colombo Bandaranaike International Airport on Friday (23rd) evening via a charter flight of Sichuan Airlines. With a total volume […]

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Sri Lanka receives another donation of urgently needed medicines, medical supplies from US

Thursday, September 22nd, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana Americares”, one of the world’s leading non-profit organizations focused on health and development, has donated urgently needed medical supplies for the people of Sri Lanka worth more than USD 773,000 (an estimated LKR 279,476,100.28). The donation was made consequent to the request made by the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Washington D.C., and […]

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Farmer dies after accidentally swallowing inch-long fish bone

Tuesday, September 20th, 2022

By Ben Cost Courtesy New York Post A farmer tragically died of a fatal infection caused by swallowing a fish bone.B.M.Munasinghe via IJSCR MORE ON:FREAK ACCIDENTS Horrifying video shows woman cheat death as NYC crane falls on car I fell 5 feet and broke my foot on my wedding day — my groom kept partying […]

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How to calculate the proper doses of vitamin D and calcifediol (as a ratio of body weight):  

Saturday, September 10th, 2022

Robin Rapidly Increasing Serum 25(OH)D Boosts the Immune System against Infections-“Sepsis and COVID-19”   Dear Vitamin D Researchers, Medical Professionals and/or Advocates:   Question: Why should doctors or the public notice vitamin D researchers if immunologists are unaware of 25-hydroxyvitamin D’s importance to the immune system?   I can only do a fraction of what I would like to regarding highlighting […]

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Four (04) Covid-19 related deaths

Saturday, September 3rd, 2022

Courtesy Hiru News Four (04) Covid-19 related deaths have been confirmed for 02 September

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Sri Lanka reports 3 more Covid-19 deaths, 74 cases

Tuesday, August 30th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana The Director General of Health Services has confirmed another three Covid-19 related deaths for yesterday (August 30), the Department of Government Information reported. The victims include one male and two females, all in the age group of 60 years and above.   Meanwhile 74 new cases of coronavirus have been confirmed within today (30), […]

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05 more Covid-19 deaths confirmed

Monday, August 29th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana The Director General of Health Services has confirmed 05 coronavirus related deaths for yesterday (28), the Department of Government Information reported today (29). The new Covid-19 deaths include two males and three females while one of the patients is between the ages 30-59 years. The rest are aged 60 years and above. 

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Covid-19: Sri Lanka confirms two more deaths, 56 new cases

Sunday, August 28th, 2022

Courtesy Adaderana The Director General of Health Services has confirmed another two Covid-19 related deaths for yesterday (Aug. 27). Both deceased are males above the age of 60 years, according to the Government Information Department.  Meanwhile 56 new cases of coronavirus have been detected within today (28), increasing the total number of confirmed cases reported […]

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