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The Kandy Police Began An Inquiry On A Mother's Death

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The Kandy police is probing on a Mother's death caused due to  a legal abortion Kandy Hospital sources said today.The deceased mother who is in her 30's died yesterday at a Medical Ward in Kandy Hospital  due to" septesemia" a medical condition  caused due to the illegal abortion she has underwent in a private place Hospital sources revealed.
The inquest on the Death of the deceased is scheduled to be held in this evening.

Workshop For Parliamentarians To Promote Breastfeeding

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The Family Health Bureau(FHB) of Sri Lanka is organizing  a full day workshop on 05th of August to educate Parliamentarians on the importance of implementing the National Policy on Breastfeeding and the Child Breastfeeding Director of the FHB Dr.Deepthi Perera said today.The seminar which is due to be held in Parliamentary premises  coincide with the National Breastfeeding Weak falls from 01st of August to 07th of August this year will help to make a natioanl consesus on Breastfeeding she further added.

Fourty Eight Swine Flu Patients Died In Sri Lanka Since Last June

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Although the former Health Ministry Authorities stressed that no one has died from the global epidemic Swine Flu commonly known as H1N1 a senior Epidemeologist attached to the World Health Organization(WHO) Dr.Ranjan Wijesinha yesterday urged that around 48 peope died due to the disease since last June and around 642 patients are infected from the disease upto now.The first H1N1 Patient was reported from Sri Lanka in 16th of June 2009 and that patient was a Sri Lankan Boy reside in Australia.

There were 7 maternal deaths among the reported Swine flu deaths according to Dr.Wijesinha.