Expert discourse on prevention of National Kidney Diseases , organized by Presidential Task Force on prevention of National Kidney Diseases started on 16th December 2015 at Galle Face Hotel under the patronage of Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine, Hon. Dr. Rajitha Senaratne.
The Global Excellence Award for prevention of smoking was presented to the Minister of Health Hon. Dr. Rajitha Senarathna at the Water’s Edge, Baththaramulla recently. The award was presented by World Health Organization to honor the excellent service rendered by him in the prevention of smoking.
According to Dr. Rajitha Senarathne, Hon, Minister of Health, 25% of the population of Sri Lankan will become elderly by the year 2025. He further stated that, if these precious lives bec ome subjected to cerebral palsy and bone disease, the percentage of disabled persons will inevitably increase.
The Minister made these comments at the commemorative ceremony held at the Rheumatology and Rehabilitation Hospital, Ragama in relation to the World Disability Day, which fell on the 3rd of December. The Rheumatology and Rehabilitation Hospital, Ragama is the only dedicated hospital in Sri Lanka for rehabilitation of patients with disabilities due to loss of limbs and spinal injuries.
Nowadays potential cholesterol generating genes are incorporated into foods and fruits. The seeds and nuts distributed by our Agriculture Ministry are also products of gene technology.
Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine, Hon. Dr. Rajitha Senaratne stated this at BMICH on the Commemoration of Prof. Senaka Bibile ,recently.
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