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US $200 mn from WB to control NCDs, primary health care

US $200 mn from WB to control NCDs, primary health care

The World Bank has offered US $200 million to Sri Lanka to control Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs) and to develop primary health care facilities, Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said.According to Minister Senaratne, the implementation of the relevant projects and programmes using these funds will commence within the…

Vision Care & Luxottica showcase their new eyewear collection

Vision Care & Luxottica showcase their new eyewear collection

  Vision Care Optical Services (Pvt) Ltd showcased  their new eyewear collection at their newly opened showroom at 505 Union Place in Colombo  on Friday. M0dels walked the ramp showcasing many designs from  505 featuring  Luxottica label top international high-end designer eyewear brands such as Giorgio Armani, Bulgari, Burberry, Coach,…

World Bank commits US$ 200 million to elevate Sri Lanka’s public health services

World Bank commits US$ 200 million to elevate Sri Lanka’s public health services

The World Bank has committed US$ 200 million to upgrade the standards of performance of Sri Lanka’s public health system under the Second Health Sector Development Project for Sri Lanka. Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Dr. Rajitha Senaratne announced the World Bank’s support to the project…

WHO declares Sri Lanka rubella-free

WHO declares Sri Lanka rubella-free

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared Sri Lanka as a Rubella-free-country, the Health Ministry said.Health Ministry’s Media…

US$ 60 million for Health System Enhancement

US$ 60 million for Health System Enhancement

A proposal has been made to implement a project with an investment of US$ 60 million for the…

Indian healthcare firm expands into Sri Lanka with ADB funds

Indian healthcare firm expands into Sri Lanka with ADB funds

Asian Development Bank (ADB) will invest 10 million US dollars in India’s DCDC Healthcare Services Private Limited (DCDCPL)…

Listed Sri Lanka hospitals have strong growth prospects: Fitch

Listed Sri Lanka hospitals have strong growth prospects: Fitch

Sri Lanka’s listed hospitals will continue to grow strongly given growing demand for private health care, although regulatory…

Austrian banks grant Rs2.7bn interest free loans for university & health sectors

Austrian banks grant Rs2.7bn interest free loans for university & health sectors

Two Austrian banks have provided over 2.7 billion rupees worth interest free loans for health sector development and…

Cuba pledged to support Sri Lanka’s health sector

Cuba pledged to support Sri Lanka’s health sector

The Cuban Government pledged extended its fullest support to develop the Sri Lankan health sector, Health Ministry spokesman…

Sri Lanka targets pharmaceuticals self-sufficiency with new zone

Sri Lanka targets pharmaceuticals self-sufficiency with new zone

 Efforts to increase domestic and foreign investment in Sri Lanka’s pharmaceuticals industry is set to boost output, Oxford…

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