Views - 50 Thursday, 19 July 2018 00:00
By Shannon Jayawardena While focusing on healthcare sectors opportunities and challenges, the Association of Chartered Certifies Accountants (ACCA) highlighted cost management as the industry’s biggest conundrum at a breakfast meeting held in Colom
Views - 4 Tuesday, 17 July 2018 00:00
London (Reuters): Britain’s Prince Harry and music star Elton John are joining forces to launch a “global coalition” focused on treating HIV infections in men, the singer’s AIDS charity said last week. The Elton John AIDS Foundation did not g
Views - 10 Tuesday, 17 July 2018 00:00
Ruhunu Hospital Ltd., the leading Southern Province private healthcare provider, introduces ‘In Vitro Fertilization’ (IVF) which is the latest form of assisted reproductive technology available, at an affordable cost with state of the art facilit
Views - 8 Tuesday, 17 July 2018 00:00
Medical professionals in the country can now receive in-depth information regarding the brain functionality of patients under sedation. The Surgical Intensive Care Unit of the Colombo National Hospital is the first to have installed and operated the
Views - 312 Tuesday, 17 July 2018 00:00
By Ruwandi Gamage A qualitative rapid diagnostic kit designed for early diagnosis to help lower the risk of mortality and medical complications for dengue was introduced to the market. This FDA-approved dengue combo kit will retail at a price of Rs.
Views - 14 Tuesday, 17 July 2018 00:00
By Shannon Jayawardena Several Government ministries together with UNICEF joined hands to present three Budget proposals focused on Early Childhood Development (ECD) to Minister of Finance and Mass Media Mangala Samaraweera yesterday. Samaraweera sai
Views - 12 Monday, 16 July 2018 00:00
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) last week highlighted the need for accurate sexual education as a priority for youth in Sri Lanka at the fifth Generation-to-Generation dialogue held at the BMICH.
Views - 15 Friday, 13 July 2018 00:00
The Government plans to introduce an E-health card, an electronic card containing all the health-related information
Views - 14 Friday, 13 July 2018 00:00
AIA Insurance announced the launch of Sri Lanka’s Healthiest Workplace Survey (HWS) at the Great Place to Work conference yesterday.
Views - 17 Friday, 13 July 2018 00:00
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a loan agreement with the Government of the Democratic Socialist Republic
Views - 41 Friday, 13 July 2018 00:00
In a bid to further strengthen its product portfolio and offer quality healthcare products to every Sri Lankan, Sunshine
Views - 11 Friday, 13 July 2018 00:00
In celebration of Global Wellness Day which took place on 9 June, the global luxury ayurveda chain Spa Ceylon has
Views - 19 Wednesday, 11 July 2018 00:00
50 years ago, the world declared that “parents have a basic human right to determine freely and responsibly the number
Views - 138 Wednesday, 11 July 2018 00:00
A recent Health Ministry circular prohibiting medical practitioners from carrying out female circumcision has been condemned as an affront to Muslims who practice it.
Views - 8 Wednesday, 11 July 2018 00:00
Reuters Health: Children whose mothers stick to healthy lifestyle practices are less likely to be obese than children of less healthy moms, researchers report.
Views - 17 Wednesday, 11 July 2018 00:00
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters): South Africa has become one of the biggest markets for illegal cigarette sales and is losing
Views - 11 Wednesday, 11 July 2018 00:00
Subway Sri Lanka, with retail outlets in Kollupitiya, Fort, Rajagiriya and Mount Lavinia has partnered with VACD (Volunteers to Assist Children with Disabilities Ltd.)
Views - 11 Tuesday, 10 July 2018 00:00
Reuters Health: People who get diagnosed with cancer may be more likely to develop diabetes, a Korean study suggests. The study included 524,089 men and women, aged 20 to 70, who didn’t have cancer or diabetes at the start. By the time, half the pa
Views - 22 Tuesday, 10 July 2018 00:00
AIA Healthy Living Index 2018 also shows a sharp decline in the number of people who are satisfied with their health AIA Group (AIA) has found that people in Sri Lanka face a considerable ‘financing gap’ where savings, current levels of insuranc
Views - 75 Tuesday, 10 July 2018 00:00
Sri Lanka’s diversified conglomerate, Sunshine Holdings PLC recognised their best-performing employees of agribusiness and healthcare sectors during the financial year of 2017/18 recently at the Sunshine Holdings Awards 2018 held at the Cinnamon Gr
Views - 38 Tuesday, 10 July 2018 00:00
By Ruwandi Gamage Ninewells Hospital announced yesterday that they would be expanding into gynaecological services for women of all ages and care for older children to meet their patients’ needs throughout their lifetime. Introducing a ne
Views - 18 Friday, 6 July 2018 00:00
In an ever-expanding and competitive business world, the success of a corporation is often dependent upon the potential
Views - 31 Friday, 6 July 2018 00:00
Whether as a preventive measure or to facilitate treatment, diagnosis forms the cornerstone of every medical procedure.
Views - 15 Friday, 6 July 2018 00:00
Pannipitiya Private Hospital has tied up with the island’s prominent banks to offer many services to the public. Accordingly
Views - 15 Friday, 6 July 2018 00:00
Batticaloa Teaching Hospital Emergency and Accident Project (BEAP), the exemplary humanitarian project by the Government of Sri Lanka
Views - 21 Friday, 6 July 2018 00:00
Lanka Hospitals PLC, internationally accredited healthcare provider offering world class tertiary medical care, recently
Views - 18 Thursday, 5 July 2018 00:00
Ruhunu Hospital is set to invest on a state-of-the-art neuro microscope in Karapitiya while further expanding its services in the Southern Province of the country. Ruhunu Hospital has taken a strategic decision to invest in neurosciences and is work
Views - 12 Thursday, 5 July 2018 00:00
Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) held an acknowledgement walk on 2 July to mark the Drug Prevention National Week. The walk took place with the participation of employees of SLPA and was attended by several higher management officials including S
Views - 16 Thursday, 5 July 2018 00:00
The National Eye Hospital (NEH) of Colombo was gifted a state of the art machine for Vitrectomy surgery worth Rs. 6.5 million recently. The funds for this equipment was raised jointly by the charity arm of The Colombo Tea Traders’ Association (CTTA
Views - 8 Thursday, 5 July 2018 00:00
One of the world’s biggest health summits, the 71st World Health Assembly (WHA), recently concluded its annual summit in Geneva, graced by the newly appointed Director General of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. C
Saturday, 21 July 2018
Imran Khan, the Pakistani cricket star, anti-corruption crusader and politician, appears to be within reach of his cherished goal of winning the 25 July Pakistan National Assembly (NA) elections and becoming Prime Minister.
Friday, 20 July 2018
We have heard the age old adage, if a brand is not in line to the trends of a customer, they will cease to exist over time.
Friday, 20 July 2018
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times; it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness; it was the epoch of belief,
Friday, 20 July 2018
Sri Lanka’s traditional lacework famously known as Beeralu is slowly moving into the spotlight of the global fashion industry
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