Monday, September 30, 2019


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Patients Charter StUck In The Health Ministry Since Few Years

The Patients Charter which enlists
various rights and responsibilities of patients has been prepared in 2002 by the Health Ministry and still stuck in the Ministry without implementing it claims the Director of Alliance Lanka Dr.Lanka Jayasuriya Dissanayake.

Addressing a Media Seminar on Non Communicable Diseases held at Health Promotions Bureau in Colombo  last morning (30) Dr.Dissanayake has stated that three Health Ministers held office since 2002 not been able to implement  this all important Patients Charter .

The Charter had been sent to the Parliamentary Select Committee and the Committee has Approved it and sent it back to the Health Ministry for necessary action around 2010 .

However this important charter   is still stuck in the Ministry without a reason she has stressed.

A Person Was Arrested With 14 Grammes Of Kerala Cannabis

Navy Personal attached to Southern
Naval Command and Special Police Task Force Personal (STF)in Kokmaduwa area had arrested a 45 year old person with 14 Grammes of Kerala Cannabis in his possession at Weligama, Matara during a special search operation carried out in the area  on Sunday  (29).

The suspect who is a resident of Denipitiya area has been handed over to Weligama Police along with the stock of Kerala Cannabis for further investigations.  

Nearly 200 Metric Tonnes Of Imported Dry Chillies Containing A Cancer Agent Released To The Marcket

Nearly  200 metric tonnes of Dry
chillies containing  Cancer agent "Aflatoxin "had been released in to the local market violating the law it has been reported .

The stock of Dry chillies which was imported from India by 16 local Importers had been released to the market  before receiving the report of food Inspector it has been revealed.

The Department of Customs is planning to file a court case against the importers of the chillie stock  it has been revealed.  

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