Minister of Health Pavithra Vanniarachchi has discussed a non-toxic, sustainable method to eradicate Dengue larvae with German Professor Donat Peter Hader at the Health Ministry recently.
Sri Lanka is among the countries the World Health Organisation has alerted to the rapid spread of Wuhan Pneumonia, a virus spreading from China that causes severe respiratory illness, a spokesman for the organisation told RepublicNext. In an email WHO spokesperson Tarik Jasarevic said: “the WHO has encouraged all countries to enhance their surveillance for […]
Environmental Activist Pahiyangala Ananda Sagara Thero says it is a ridiculous decision taken by the Cabinet of Ministers to provide AK-47 automatic rifles to Civil Defence Forces to chase away Wild Elephants invading the villages.
A full-grown male leopard was shot and killed near the Udawalawe National park last Tuesday (31).
There is no evidence to suggest a direct link between beer consumption and homosexuality, National Health Services Director General Dr Anil Jasinghe said.
The National Dengue Control Unit will introduce a particular bacteria-laden mosquito to control the spread of dengue, in February, officials told reporters today Dec 30.
The number of males consuming tobacco has drastically reduced globally indicating a powerful shift in the global tobacco epidemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a statement yesterday (19)
Sri Lanka will experiment with an imported genetically altered breed of mosquito designed to make female dengue mosquitos sterile.
More than 30,000 people belonging to some 9,000 families have been affected by the adverse weather conditions prevalent across the island over the past few days
A total of 14,164 people from 4,153 families have been affected by the adverse weather conditions prevalent across the island, the DMC said today.