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New dengue treatment units set up in several hospitals

As the Infectious Disease Hospital is full with dengue patients the Health Ministry has taken steps to establish dengue treatment units at several hospitals, the Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said. Accordingly, dengue treatment units will be in operation at the Colombo National Hospital, Colombo North and Colombo South Teaching …

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UN appeals for more resources for flood-hit Sri Lanka

The United Nations and its humanitarian partners  appealed for more resources for flood-hit Sri Lanka that last month witnessed the worst torrential rains since 2003 in which over 200 people were killed. Heavy rains had triggered floods and landslides in 15 out of Lanka’s 25 districts, sweeping away homes, clinics, …

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Real difference through women’s participation – Anoma

A real difference can be achieved if women make a proper participation in politics, says deputy minister Dr. Anoma Gamage. She was addressing a seminar at the BMICH in Colombo yesterday (15) organized by the Sri Lanka Women Parliamentarians Forum. Minister Duminda Dissanayake, deputy minister Dr. Sudarshani Fernandopulle, MP Thusitha …

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