Monday, February 7, 2011

Please read my second article on Bhutanese Refugees with a description of their background appeared in Foreign Discussion page.All comments are welcome.

Sri Lanka Became The South Asian Country With Lowest Maternal And Child Deaths

Sri Lanka became the South Asian Country with lowest maternal and child mortality rates according to the Ministry Of Health.The newest research done by the Family Health Bureau reveals that the Sri Lanka's Maternal Mortality rate is 33.5 per 100,000 live births and the Child Mortality rate is 10 per 1000 live births.

The Pre and Post native care amongst the mothers too is in highest standard and according to the reports 96 percent of Sri Lankan mothers are admitted to hospitals to deliver their babies and out of these 94 percent got admitted to Government Hospitals and 2 percent admitted to Private Hospitals.

Karapitiya Hospital Staff Is In Strike Against The Administration Of Hospital Director

The Entire staff of the Karapitiya Teaching Hospital in Southern Province Launched a One day strike to day against the inefficiency of Hospital Director and OPD Clinics,Normal Surgeries and Treatment suspended due to the strike according to  hospital sources.

Emergency Surgeries and Treatment are functioning as usual according the sources.

Doctors,Nurses and Minor Staff are  involved in  strike demanding  removal of the hospital director due to her inefficiency  when handling administration activities.

Ministry Of Health To Issue A Circular To Inspect Food And Drugs Sell By Flooded Hotels And Pharmacies

Ministry of Health to issue a special circular to the food and drug inspectors who are in flood affected areas to inspect the food and drugs sell by the flooded Hotels,Catering Services and Pharmacies locates in affected areas.This step is taken to ensure the quality of the food and drugs in those areas  and will destroy the food and drugs which proved as not suitable for consumption according the Ministry Sources.

Ministry Of Health To Send A Team Of Epidemeologists Tomorrow To Flood Affected Areas

The Ministry Of Health has decided to send a team of Epidemiologists to the flood affected areas by tomorrow (08)to monitor and  prevent the  spreading of water borne diseases in these areas .Due to the floods there is a risk of spreading Water borne diseases like diarrhea,cholera,leptospirosis.hepatitis a according to the epidemiologists.

Displaced People Due To Floods Risen To 320,000 -11 Deaths Reported

According to the Disaster Management Center up to now  more than 320,000 people have been displaced and 11 persons reported as dead due to the floods occurred in most parts of the country.The most affected areas are Eastern and North Central Provinces.3 persons still missing and 9 injuries reported so far due to various accidents in the flood affected areas.

More than 11,000 houses also destroyed due to floods according to the Center. Around 759 camps are set up to accommodate the displaced people.

All Island Curfew Schedule To Be Changed From Tomorrow(06)

Government has amended  the current curfew schedule implemented in the country daily from tomorrow (06)according to the President's ...