Tuesday, September 22, 2009

IMF Says No Secret Conditions For Sri Lanka's Loan

International Monetary Fund(IMF) today says that there were no secret conditions apart from the Technical formalities and fiscal obligations for the approval of the loan to Sri Lanka.

IMF Official said today that they are planning to open an IMF Office in Colombo in two weeks time.

Southern Provincial Councilor Arrested Over Criticizing IGP Was Remanded

Southern Provincial Councilor Nishantha Muthuhettigama who was arrested yesterday over accusing against the IGP and the Police was remanded till 28th of September after produced to the Court today.He was remanded a week ago too due to a complaint filed by the contestant of the Governing Party for the Forthcoming Southern Provincial Council Elections Actress Anarkali Akarsha .

14 Percent Of Sri Lankan Primary School Children Are Obessed

The recently conducted survey reveals that 14 percent of the Primary School Children in Sri Lanka are Obessed the Director of Non Communicable Diseases Unit of the Ministry of Health Dr.Lal Panapitiya said today.The Bad Food Habits and Malnutrition are the main causes behind this situation and Childhood Obesity will cause a Serious Health Problems including Cardiac Problems in Future he stressed.

He make these remarks during a Media Seminar on World Heart Day held at the Health Education Bureau at Colombo this morning.The World Heart day falls on the 27th of September.

Addressing the Seminar Dr.Gamini Galapaththy a Cardiologist attached to the Cardiology Unit of the Colombo National Hospital said that unlike in the past where old aged people are suffering from blocks of the Arteries the Cardiac Problems among the Young and middle aged people are in increase nowadays.Cardiac problems are caused due to the five factors Diabetes,High Blood P reassure,Cholesterol,Smoking and Obesity.So people should lead a Healthier life style with full of Physical Activity and Good Eating Habits to avoid Non Communicable Diseases like Cardiac Problems Dr.Galappaththi further added.

The Inquiry Report On Sexual Harassment Against A Pregnant Mother handover

The Inquiry Report on Attempted Sexual Harassment by a Doctor attached to the Sri Jayawardanapura Hospital over a Pregnant Mother at the Hospital was handed over to the Director General Of Health Services Dr.Ajith Mendis on last Saturday.According to the Dr.Mendis he will examine the Report and refer it to the Sri Lanka Medical Council to take a Disciplinary Action against the Doctor if he has found guilty on the incident.

The Director of the Sri Jayawardanapura Hospital Dr.D.L.D Laneroll was carried out the Investigations on to the Incident after Husband of the Victim was made a complaint on the incident two week's ago.

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