COLOMBO (News 1st) – For many years the Orapoththa Primary School in the Kurunegala District faced serious issues due to the inability to access clean drinking water. With the aim of bringing an end to this issue, Gammadda launched a drinking water project at the school today (April 6). The Orapoththa...
The World Health Organisation (WHO) marks World Health Day every year on 7 April, an occasion to raise international awareness about a specific public health concern. Last year WHO tackled depression while 2018's theme is universal health coverage - ensuring people have access to disease prevention, treatment, rehabilitation and palliative care services without...
A demonstration was staged in front of Dambulla Base Hospital this afternoon (Apr. 06) saying that there's a plan to close down the Renal Disease Treatment Unit at the hospital. Area residents and kidney patients had joined the demonstration. The protesters charge that the authorities have transferred the head of the...
President Maithripala Sirisena has ordered the secretary to the Ministry of Health to submit a report immediately on the price and quality standard of bottled drinking water. The President issued this directive after it was found that certain businessmen are selling low-quality bottled water for high prices, in the wake...
The annual expenditure of the state health sector records Rs. 500 billion each year, Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne said. The Government allocates around Rs. 235 billion for the health sector every year and the rest of the funds are obtained through various cabinet papers, foreign aid etc., the Minister said. He...
The Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy said that hydropower generation has become a challenge due to the prevailing dry weather conditions. Speaking to our news team, its media spokesman, Sulakshana Jayawardena said that water levels in the six main reservoirs used for the generation of hydropower including Kotmale and...
Residents of the rural Sri Lankan village of Pitekele relied on the nearby rainforest as a source of food, fuel, fiber and medicine for millennia until it was made into a park. The forest’s new conservation status and strict rules for accessing...
COLOMBO (News 1st) -A breakthrough surgery was performed at Peradeniya Teaching Hospital today (30th March) on an unborn baby. Surgeons performed a Teratoma surgery on an unborn baby for four hours to remove a clot. Hospital sources claimed, surgeons including specialist doctors from Peradeniya Hospital and Sirimavo Bandaranaike Hospital in Kandy performed...
Water Supply and Drainage Board says that due to the prevailing dry weather condition, consumption of water has increased by 10 percent. Its Chairman, K. A. Ansar requests the general public to use water sparingly. Meanwhile, Minister of Power and Renewable Energy, Ranjith Ranjith Siyambalapitiya says that demand for electricity has also...
Abhyanga Abhyanga is the treatment that many are familiar with. It is commonly known as an Ayurveda body massage. In Abhyanga, warm herbal oils and extracts are used to massage the body in order to ease pain and eliminate accumulated toxins. Sirovasti Sirovasti is a treatment that has been recorded in ancient...
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