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Daily News
Dial 1990 for free ambulance service in Southern Provincetrained in India for two months. In addition 250 pilots and 50 call centre oper
Dial 1990 for free ambulance service in Southern Province
Daily News / Posted 22 hours ago
trained in India for two months. In addition 250 pilots and 50 call centre operators have been trained. Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said that various persons and groups opposed establishing the service but answers have been provided to... Read more
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Daily News
Independent Press Commission to regulate media soonDeputy Media Minister said. When asked about the the ‘Pada Yatra’ organised by
Independent Press Commission to regulate media soon
Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
Deputy Media Minister said. When asked about the the ‘Pada Yatra’ organised by the Joint Opposition (JO), Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne said that their Yatra is not a challenge to the government adding that the government will not hinder their... Read more
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Daily News
Ranga remains Director General: GayanthaKalansooriya and now the problem has been solved. Dr. Kalansooriya will remain
Ranga remains Director General: Gayantha
Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
Kalansooriya and now the problem has been solved. Dr. Kalansooriya will remain in his position,”assured Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne. H made this observation at the Cabinet media briefing at the Government Information Department... Read more
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Daily News
Oncologists refuse to use Russian drugsHealth Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne stated that he had received complaints in
Oncologists refuse to use Russian drugs
Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne stated that he had received complaints in connection with some doctors attached to the Maharagama Cancer Hospital not using cancer drugs imported from Russia, Media Secretary to the Health Minister Nipun... Read more
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Daily News
Over 1, 000 doctor appointments tomorrow: Health MinistryHealth Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne will hand over post-intern appointment le
Over 1, 000 doctor appointments tomorrow: Health Ministry
Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne will hand over post-intern appointment letters to1, 034 doctors tomorrow, Health Ministry sources said. He is to distribute the appointment letters at a ceremony in Colombo. Deputy Health Minister Faizal... Read more
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Sunday Observer
New MoU for stronger coalition Govt.LINKS Manjula Fernando Pic : Ishara S. KodikaraHealth and Indigenous Medicine
New MoU for stronger coalition Govt.
Sunday Observer / Posted 6 days ago
LINKS Manjula Fernando Pic : Ishara S. KodikaraHealth and Indigenous Medicine Minister Rajitha Senaratne says that the government is not perturbed by the much- hyped protest march of the Joint Opposition(JO)... Read more
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Sunday Observer
�Most of the surgeons travel from one hospital to another, for a second surgery and patients do not get proper post-surgical care as a result,� he said adding that these issues will be given attention when the regulatory mechanism is evolved. A complaintsdrastically reducing the prices of pharmaceutical products, the Sunday Observer
�Most of the surgeons travel from one hospital to another, for a second surgery and patients do not get proper post-surgical care as a result,� he said adding that these issues will be given attention when the regulatory mechanism is evolved. A complaints
Sunday Observer / Posted 6 days ago
drastically reducing the prices of pharmaceutical products, the Sunday Observer learns. Health and Indigenous Minister Rajitha Senaratne met the National Medicines Regulatory Authority (NMRA) officials and the Pricing Committee representatives... Read more
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Daily News
Ten-year plan for health sector: Health MinistryThe Health Ministry has formulated a 10-year plan for the health sector under t
Ten-year plan for health sector: Health Ministry
Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
The Health Ministry has formulated a 10-year plan for the health sector under the direction of Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne. The public can view the plan by logging onto the health ministry website, Health Ministry sources said. They added... Read more
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Daily News
WHO certifies Sri Lanka filaria freePoonam Khetrapal Singh, Regional Director of WHO South East Asia presented the
WHO certifies Sri Lanka filaria free
Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
Poonam Khetrapal Singh, Regional Director of WHO South East Asia presented the certification to Heal Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne. At the ceremony at the BMICH Senaratne said: “This marks a milestone in public health; I am proud to say... Read more
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Daily News
Rapid deployment team to detect dengue spotsHealth Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne has submitted a Cabinet paper in connecti
Rapid deployment team to detect dengue spots
Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne has submitted a Cabinet paper in connection with recruiting a team of 15,000 personnel for training to inspect homes and other premises without prior notice for possible dengue mosquito breeding sites, Health... Read more
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Daily News
Combatting dengue: Health Minister submits paper to CabinetHealth Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne has submitted a paper seeking Cabinet app
Combatting dengue: Health Minister submits paper to Cabinet
Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne has submitted a paper seeking Cabinet approval to recruit a team of 15,000 persons to inspect homes and other premises for possible dengue mosquito breeding sites, Health Services Director General Dr. Mahipala... Read more
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Daily News
HIV/AIDS shows gradual increase in Sri Lankain Sri Lanka. The current prevalence rate is 0.01 percent which is still the lo
HIV/AIDS shows gradual increase in Sri Lanka
Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
in Sri Lanka. The current prevalence rate is 0.01 percent which is still the lowest in the region, Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said. Addressing the media in Colombo yesterday, he said Sri Lanka has already eliminated many other... Read more
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Daily News
Govt. allocates Rs. 444.5 million to fight dengue menaceBut to date, the total number of dengue patients stands at 23,505, while number
Govt. allocates Rs. 444.5 million to fight dengue menace
Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
But to date, the total number of dengue patients stands at 23,505, while number of deaths stand at 40, Heath Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said. He said so addressing the media during a special press briefing held at the Government Information... Read more
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Daily News
Certification from WHO for eliminating filaria, malariaLanka will receive World Health Organisation (WHO) certification on July 21 for
Certification from WHO for eliminating filaria, malaria
Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
Lanka will receive World Health Organisation (WHO) certification on July 21 for eliminating filaria, Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said. He said that certification for eliminating malaria is expected in September. WHO Director General... Read more
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Daily News
Rs. 444.5 million for dengue management: Health MinistryThe government has allocated Rs. 444.5 million to manage dengue, Heath Minister
Rs. 444.5 million for dengue management: Health Ministry
Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
The government has allocated Rs. 444.5 million to manage dengue, Heath Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said. Dengue has reached epidemic levels in 11 districts. The Health Minister was addressing the press at the Government Information... Read more
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Daily News
Basil’s dog tax talk figures at Cabinet media briefingquestioning on Basil Rajapaksa’s statment on the previous day. Cabinet Spokesm
Basil’s dog tax talk figures at Cabinet media briefing
Daily News / Posted 23 days ago
questioning on Basil Rajapaksa’s statment on the previous day. Cabinet Spokesman Health and Indigenous Medicine Minister Rajitha Senaratne intervened to ask why Basil Rajapaksa was worrying about dogs being taxed. Deputy Minister Paranavithana... Read more
23d
The Hindu
No bitter feeling between Sirisena, Wickremesinghe over Governor issue: Senaratneany bitter feeling between President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ra
No bitter feeling between Sirisena, Wickremesinghe over Governor issue: Senaratne
The Hindu / Posted 23 days ago
any bitter feeling between President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, Cabinet spokesperson Rajitha Senaratne said on Wednesday. Answering questions of THE HINDU at the weekly press briefing, Dr. Senaratne said there... Read more
24d
Daily News
PARLIAMENTin Parliament yesterday with amendments. The Bill was presented by Health, Nut
PARLIAMENT
Daily News / Posted 24 days ago
in Parliament yesterday with amendments. The Bill was presented by Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne on June 7. The Bill replaces the Homoeopathy Act of 1970. The new Act provides for the establishment of a... Read more
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Daily News
New nursing faculty to be set upnew nursing faculty will be built in Sri Lanka at a cost of Rs. 12.5 billion ac
New nursing faculty to be set up
Daily News / Posted 29 days ago
new nursing faculty will be built in Sri Lanka at a cost of Rs. 12.5 billion according to a promise by Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne during the last general election, Minister’s Media Secretary Nipun Ekanayake said. According to Ekanayake,... Read more
29d
Daily News
Free health checkup for trishaw drivers todaybe provided free spectacles, assistance for cataract surgeries etc. The project
Free health checkup for trishaw drivers today
Daily News / Posted 29 days ago
be provided free spectacles, assistance for cataract surgeries etc. The project will be launched by Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne. Health Services Director General Dr. Palitha Mahipala and other officials will also participate. Under... Read more
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Daily News
CABINET DECISIONSCentre should be established to coordinate an emergency. The proposal by Health
CABINET DECISIONS
Daily News / Posted 30 days ago
Centre should be established to coordinate an emergency. The proposal by Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Minister Rajitha Senaratne, to denote the 1990 short code allocated to Emergency Response Centre as a toll free number, was approved... Read more
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Daily News
Forgotten oathOfficers Association (GDSA). The then general secretary of the GDSA was none ot
Forgotten oath
Daily News / Posted 30 days ago
Officers Association (GDSA). The then general secretary of the GDSA was none other than the present Minister of Health, Rajitha Senaratne! That the GMOA and the Minister of Health Rajitha Senaratne are at loggerheads is no secret. Never one to... Read more
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Daily News
ouch! prices of belts too have gone up2015, it would have cost you Rs 18,100, but today with all government taxes, it
ouch! prices of belts too have gone up
Daily News / Posted a month ago
2015, it would have cost you Rs 18,100, but today with all government taxes, it would cost you Rs 21,500. Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne however promised to remove the 15 percent VAT on private hospitals last week, but had not released the... Read more
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Daily News
Recall Cabinet paper on doctor appointments immediately: GMOAThe Cabinet paper presented by Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne on grantin
Recall Cabinet paper on doctor appointments immediately: GMOA
Daily News / Posted a month ago
The Cabinet paper presented by Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne on granting medical appointments violates the existing transfer system and must be recalled immediately, Government Medical Officers' Association (GMOA) Secretary Dr. Navin De Soysa... Read more
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Daily News
DEW expresses dismay at COPE Chairman’s issuethe President was allowed to meddle with the COPE affairs, he said. The former
DEW expresses dismay at COPE Chairman’s issue
Daily News / Posted 1 months ago
the President was allowed to meddle with the COPE affairs, he said. The former minister said he got rid of then Minister Rajitha Senaratne from the COPE Committee and chased away former Minister Mervyn Silva when he came to inquire an issue... Read more
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Daily News
Sri Lankan nurses to get UK jobsSri Lankan nurses will be trained at the British Council and provided jobs in t
Sri Lankan nurses to get UK jobs
Daily News / Posted 1 months ago
Sri Lankan nurses will be trained at the British Council and provided jobs in the UK, Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said. Dr. Senaratne also said arrangements have also been made to provide jobs for nurses in the US, through a private... Read more
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New Kerala
Cluster bombs in war zones: Lanka rejects link with govt. forces - newkerala.com #82149report, which produced for the first time pictures of the bomb casings and clus
Cluster bombs in war zones: Lanka rejects link with govt. forces - newkerala.com #82149
New Kerala / Posted 1 months ago
report, which produced for the first time pictures of the bomb casings and cluster munitions, Sri Lankan Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne denied any connection with the government forces. "How do you know that the sites, as shown in the... Read more
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Daily News
Dengue at epidemic levels: Health Ministryprogramme will be launched to prevent an increase in the mosquito borne virus r
Dengue at epidemic levels: Health Ministry
Daily News / Posted 1 months ago
programme will be launched to prevent an increase in the mosquito borne virus related deaths. Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne wrote to Defence Ministry Secretary Karunasena Hettiarachchi requesting the services of the tri-forces for... Read more
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Sunday Observer
First Aid training for trishaw driversfrom each MOH area will be given training and the organisers hope to realise th
First Aid training for trishaw drivers
Sunday Observer / Posted 1 months ago
from each MOH area will be given training and the organisers hope to realise the targets before the end of this year. The inaugural meeting will be held on June 30 at the BMICH under the patronage of Minister of Health Services Rajitha Se... Read more
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Daily News
Rajitha denies reports that expired stocks of drugs sold to private sectorHealth Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne yesterday in Parliament denied reports th
Rajitha denies reports that expired stocks of drugs sold to private sector
Daily News / Posted 1 months ago
Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne yesterday in Parliament denied reports that expired stocks of drugs stored at the State Pharmaceuticals Corporation’s warehouse were passed to the private sector.The minister made this observation in reply to... Read more
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Daily News
Third force doomed: Wijithamuniasked whether former President Mahinda Rajapaksa is not guilty of financial mis
Third force doomed: Wijithamuni
Daily News / Posted 1 months ago
asked whether former President Mahinda Rajapaksa is not guilty of financial misconducts as stated by Cabinet Spokesman Dr. Rajitha Senaratne, the Minister said even though Mahinda Rajapaksa has not committed financial misconduct, the persons who... Read more
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New Kerala
Lankan govt rejects allegations of using cluster bombs during civil war - newkerala.com #80768the war and questioned the authenticity of the report published in the media. C
Lankan govt rejects allegations of using cluster bombs during civil war - newkerala.com #80768
New Kerala / Posted 1 months ago
the war and questioned the authenticity of the report published in the media. Co-Cabinet Spokesperson and Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne at a cabinet briefing at the Government Information Department on Wednesday questioned the veracity of the... Read more

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