The much expected Drug Policy was handed over to His Excellency Mahinda Rajapaksa today (10.03.2014). Hon. Minister of Health Maithripala Sirisena said that under the Policy, a Drug Quality Authority and a Drug Research Laboratory to assess the quality of imported drugs will be established.
Hon. Minister inaugurated the Health Week from 10th to 16th of March at Base Hospital Homagama today. A new ward complex, an oxygen unit and rupees 80 million worth database were declared open by the Hon. minister Maithripala Sirisena and minister of education Hon. Bandula Gunawardena. Both ministers have observed procedures at the newly constructed Paediatric ward complex of the hospital.