Thursday, November 4, 2010

Health Minister Instructed Ministry Officials To Give Priority In The National Health Policy To Two Diseasses

Health Minister Maithrepala Sirisena has ordered the Health Ministry Officials to give priority to   Diabetese,Heart Diseasses and Respiratiory Infections when implementing prevention programmes under the National health Policy.

Health Minister instructed on this after the World Health Organization(WHO) has announced that during  next 10 years 17 percent of the deaths occured  in South East Asian Countries will be due to Diabetese and Heart Diseasses.

Ridgway Childrens Hospital Tightened Their Security Following the Assaulting Of A Doctor

Sri Lanka's largest Children's Hospital the lady ridgway hospital authorities tightened the security of in and outside of the hospital since this morning following the assault of a doctor by a father of a deceased child.According to a hospital spokesman seven police officers are guarding the in and out doors of the hospital 24 hours a day and authorities also decided to allow only a child's parents can accompany the child both to the out door patients department and to the wards by restricting other relatives of a child patient entering the premises.

Meanwhile the lady doctor who was assaulted yesterday by a father of a diceased child is still hospitalized and according to the Colombo National Hospital sources her condition is stable and she is having some minor injuries.The judicial medical officer(JMO) also examined her today.

Common drug could prevent thousands of head injury deaths

https://www.theguardian.com/science/2019/oct/14/common-drug-could-prevent-thousands-of-head-injury-deaths