SLCPI calls for urgent action on currency depreciation linked price controls to ensure pharma industry sustainability

Following the unprecedented depreciation of the Sri Lankan Rupee against the US Dollar, the Sri Lanka Chamber of Pharmaceutical Industry (SLCPI) issued a statement calling on the Minister of Health Hon. Dr. Rajitha Senaratne and the National Medicines Regulatory Authority (NMRA)...
Posted On 30 Sep 2018
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Panadol ranked as Sri Lanka’s 2nd ‘Most Loved Brand’ – Brand Finance

Panadol, the flagship brand of SmithKline Beecham (GlaxoSmithKline) and the nation’s most sought-after pain reliever, was recently ranked as Sri Lanka’s second “Most Loved Brand” according to Brand Finance’s 2018 ranking. This follows Panadol being ranked...
Posted On 13 Jun 2018
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MyMed.lk launched connecting patients and local pharmacies seamlessly

Although buying medicine seems like a simple task, there are times when it can be a challenge. MyMed.lk believes in becoming part of customers medicine purchase journey by offering digital connectivity for customers and pharmacy retailers to address store level challenges. MyMed...
Posted On 05 Apr 2018
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Hemas Hospitals attracts more than 2000 participants for their stalls at Medicare 2018

Sri Lanka’s leading multi-specialty private hospitals chain, Hemas Hospitals, was present at the Medicare 2018, Sri Lanka’s premier national healthcare exhibition, held in Colombo and Jaffna. Attracting more than 2000 participants at both venues, the Hemas Hospitals stall at the...
Posted On 27 Mar 2018
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“healthnetbuy” Brings Convenience to Your Fingertips with Sri Lanka’s First Online Pharmacy

The answer to the cumbersome task of obtaining all prescribed medicine was unveiled with Sri Lanka’s first online pharmacy “healthnetbuy” going live. The website allows patients or their families to obtain prescription medicines through a few simple steps at the convenience of...
Posted On 25 Mar 2018
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HealthHub Debuts Innovative Flagship Store and Retail Pharmacy Concept

With an aim to provide customers the most credible pharmacist-led healthcare experience every time, HealthHub, the new groundbreaking retail pharmacy outlet held its launch and open day recently in Thimbirigasyaya. Creating a welcoming in-store environment, HealthHub offers...
Posted On 18 Mar 2018
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Dimensions Brings the Ancient Art of Energy Healing into 21st Century in Sri Lanka

For thousands of years many cultures around the world have been known to study the various energies that are believed to inhabit the human body, which inevitably led to the birth of the art of energy healing. Although various ancient cultures used different modalities to...
Posted On 21 Jan 2018
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SLCPI welcomes move by Ministry of Health in increasing price of drugs by 5%

The Sri Lanka Chamber of the Pharmaceutical Industry (SLCPI) in a statement to media said they were grateful for the effective action taken by the Ministry of Health in increasing the price of drugs by 5%. Implemented in October 2016 on 48 molecules, the price ceiling impacted...
Posted On 07 Jan 2018
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Hemas Manufacturing Launches Safe and Natural Mosguard Lotion to Provide Protection against Mosquitoes

Addressing the urgent need for a safe, natural and highly effective lotion that protects users from mosquitoes without irritating the skin, Hemas Manufacturing (Pvt) Ltd in collaboration with Colombo Science and Technology Cell, University of Colombo is pleased to launch Mosguard...
Posted On 14 Oct 2017
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Largest ever sexual medicine conference in South Asia to be held in Colombo

The Third Biennial Meeting of the South Asian Society for Sexual Medicine (SASSM) will be held from the 19th to the 21st of November 2017 in Colombo. The theme scheduled for the conference will be “New Frontiers in Sexual medicine: Mind, Body & Science”. “The biennial...
Posted On 07 Oct 2017
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Christell introduces PRP therapy – a non-surgical procedure proven to rejuvenate skin and hair

The Christell Skin Clinic in Colombo has introduced PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) therapy for skin and hair. This ground-breaking advancement in medicine is a non-operative treatment that helps to accelerate the normal process of renewal and healing, bringing a non-surgical...
Posted On 01 Jun 2017
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Sri Lanka Chamber of Medical Devices Industry Appoints New Board for 2017

The Sri Lanka Chamber of Medical Devices Industry recently appointed its new board for the year 2017. Comprising of 47 members representing the medical devices industry in Sri Lanka, the new board will be responsible for policy initiatives and dialogue between the industry...
Posted On 10 May 2017
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