SPECIAL HEALTH DAYS
The Surgical Safety Check List
An estimated 242 million surgical procedures are performed worldwide each year. Complications are common and occur in 3% to 16% of all surgical procedures, resulting in approximately 1 million patient deaths and 7 million injuries due to surgical related complications annually.
Negombo Hospital named as best centre for the Clinical Management
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has named the Negombo Base Hospital as the world’s best centre for the Clinical Management of Dengue and Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever.
2013 Global Anti-Tobacco Award to Minister Maithreepala Sirisena
The World Health Organization has conferred the global award to mark the 2013 Anti Tobacco Day to the Minister of Health Hon. Maithreepala Sirisena.
WHO honor Sri Lanka's Anti-tobacco campaign
Sri Lanka's Minister of Health Maithreepala Sirisena will be honored by the World Health Organization for his commitment towards the anti-tobacco campaign in Sri Lanka.
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