Thursday, June 27, 2013

Government Has Spent Rs.33.56 Million To Import BTI Bacteria From Cuba-Deputy Health Minister

Government has spent Rs.33.56 million to import 10,000 Liters of BTI Bacteria from Cuba two years back to use in National Dengue Control Programme although health authorities have now stating it not suits for Sri Lankan conditions deputy Health Minister Lalith Dissanyake has said.according to the statistics government has spent Rs.3356 per BTI Liter he has stressed.

The Health Ministry has spent Rs.400 million last year for Dengue Control activities minister has revealed.

Stating on media queries on health ministry's decision on not issuing details of dengue deaths to the media deputy health minister has said the reason behind this is it will badly effect tourism in the country.if the total number of dengue deaths issued to the media some  tourists may mislead on the real situation and avoid visiting Sri Lanka minister has said .

In the year 2009 around 300 dengue deaths were reported per around 35,000 dengue patients but now dengue deaths are restricted under 50 deaths so far this year he has revealed.deputy health minister made these remarks during his address on Public Discussion on Dengue held at Jayawardena Center in Colombo -07 yesterday(26).

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