Health

Foundation stone laid for Accident and Emergency Unit in Point Pedro Base Hospital

The foundation stone laying ceremony for the Accident and Emergency Unit in Point Pedro Base Hospital was held on 16th August 2019. This unit will be constructed with the assistance of the Netherlands Government. Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Rajitha Senerathne participated as Chief Guest. Also Parliamentarians, Former Northern Provincial Health Minister P.Saththiyalingam, …

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Foundation stone laid for cardiology and kidney disease units in Vavuniya Hospital

The foundation stone laying ceremony for the cardiology unit and kidney disease units in Vavuniya Hospital was held on 14th August 2019. These unit will be constructed with the assistance of the Netherlands Government. Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe participated as Chief Guest, at the invitation of the Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Rajitha …

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Gold Medal for Northern Provincial Health Ministry in COPA Assessment

Ministry of Health of the Northern Province received Gold Medal in the assessment conducted by the Committee on Public Accounts for the year 2017 to identify the departments effectively performed to comply with the financial regulations. The awarding ceremony in this regard was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena on 05th July 2019 …

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Filed Visit to identify needs of the Remote Area Hospitals – Delft Divisional Hospital

Provincial Ministry of Health along with Provincial Department of Health Services paid a filed visit to the hospitals in the remote areas to identify the health needs of the people and the needs of the hospitals on 09th July 2019. A discussion in this regard was also held at Delft Divisional Hospital. Secretary of Provincial …

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The Kidney Disease Clinical Centre of Mallavi Base Hospital declared open

The opening ceremony of newly constructed Kidney Disease Clinical Centre of Mallavi Base Hospital which is located in Thunukkai DS Division of Mullaitivu District was held on 08th June 2019. His Excellency the President Maithripala Sirisena opened the clinical centre electronically from the Mullaitivu public playground. This centre was constructed in pursuit of the goal …

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Venavil Gramodhaya Health Centre opened

The opening ceremony of Venavil Gramodhaya Health Centre in Mullaitivu District was held on 07th June 2019 through “Let’s stand together for the country” – a national programme. Mullaitivu RDHS Dr. Umashankar, Divisional Secretary of Puthukkudiyiruppu  M.Pratheeban, Medical Officer of Health – Puthukkudiyiruppu Dr. Gengatheeswaran, Dr. S.Sathiyarooban, Public Health Inspectors, representatives of the public organization …

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“April Pledge” in respect of a country free of drugs

In consonance with the implementation of national programme on drug prevention called “A country free of drugs” launched under the direct supervision and direction of His Excellency of President under the sustainable development concept. The National Flag was hoisted and “April Pledge” was read aloud by all members of staff of Provincial Department of Indigenous …

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World Autism Awareness Day – 2019

Provincial Department of Indigenous Medicine, Northern Province and special Education Unit of Zonal Educational Office, Jaffna jointly organized ‘World Autism Awareness Day – 2019’ on 4th of April, 2019 at J/ Kopay Maha Vidyalayam. It was presided by Deputy Educational Director (Education and Management) and the function was attended by the Provincial Commissioner of Indigenous …

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