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News Sri Lanka » Health: World Health Day 2018 to be celebrated in Sri Lanka – Dirctor General, WHO

News channel or source: http://www.asiantribune.com/node/91508
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the Director General (DG) of the World Health Organization (WHO) announced in Geneva during the 142nd Session of the Executive Board of the WHO, that the World Health Day 2018 will be celebrated in Sri Lanka. This year’s ...

News Sri Lanka » Health: Sri Lanka reinstated ban on selling alcohol to women

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/01/17/sri-lanka-reinstated-ban-on-selling-alcohol-to-women.html
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – A senior official says Sri Lanka's government ... year-old ban and extension of working hours for liquor shops. Government spokesman and Health Minister Rajitha Senarathna says the Cabinet at its weekly meeting reinstated the ban ...

News Sri Lanka » Health: Alcohol outlawed for women in nation of Sri Lanka — again

News channel or source: http://www.eagletribune.com/news/alcohol-outlawed-for-women-in-nation-of-sri-lanka-again/article_5d1a8986-fb93-11e7-981a-abc8e6ea2df5.html
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

Sri Lanka's government has reinstated a ban on women buying alcohol ... The decision came nearly a week after the finance minister revoked the 38-year-old ban. Government spokesman and Health Minister Rajitha Senarathna said the Cabinet at its weekly ...

News Sri Lanka » Health: Sri Lanka's flip-flop on women alcohol ban slammed

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/sri-lanka-flip-flop-women-alcohol-ban-assailed-180117122249767.html
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

Sri Lanka's social media landscape is predominantly occupied by ... these acts pertaining to alcohol as the president "consolidating Buddhist values". A World Health Organization report shows that of Sri Lankans above the age of 15, 80 percent of women ...

News Sri Lanka » Health: Sri Lanka Weedicide Ban Hits Tea Workers

News channel or source: http://www.eurasiareview.com/19012018-sri-lanka-weedicide-ban-hits-tea-workers/
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

Environmental groups say commonly used pesticides including glyphosate have been blamed for the deaths of more than 20,000 farmers in Sri Lanka over the past two decades because of their higher levels of cyanide, mercury and arsenic. The World Health ...

News Sri Lanka » Health: Sri Lanka: SEP holds first local election meeting in plantation area

News channel or source: https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/01/19/elec-j19.html
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

power and health and education sector workers, which expressed the widespread opposition to the government’s austerity policies. Dias said Sirisena, on the campaign trail for his party, the Sri Lanka Freedom Party, was going around the island speaking ...

News Sri Lanka » Health: Microinsurer BIMA Aims to Close Developing Nations’ Protection Gap with Life & Health Cover

News channel or source: https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/international/2018/01/19/477799.htm
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

And then, it’s up to the customers to declare that they are in good health at the time of enrollment ... Agartson cited one example of a family in Sri Lanka who had BIMA life insurance. “We paid out close to $10,000 to a mother with three children ...

News Sri Lanka » Health: Sri Lanka makes a significant progress in protecting and promoting the rights of the child, CRC was told

News channel or source: https://news.lk/news/world/item/19276-sri-lanka-makes-a-significant-progress-in-protecting-and-promoting-the-rights-of-the-child-crc-was-told
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

Madam Chairperson, As a result of progressive state policies that have been consistently followed, including the provision of free and universal access to primary and secondary education and access to free health care, Sri Lanka has been recording ...

News Sri Lanka » Health: Sri Lanka excessive beer tax policy benefited bondscam group: Minister

News channel or source: http://srilankamirror.com/news/6811-sri-lanka-excessive-beer-tax-policy-benefited-bondscam-group-minister
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

An excessive tax hike on beer imposed by Sri Lanka's ex-finance minister had benefited a company connected to a business group involved in bond market frauds, Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne said. Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera brought down taxes ...