off presents W2K – A virtual walkathon to support a healthier Sri Lanka

  To transform physical activity into an entertaining and incentivizing activity for all age groups in Sri Lanka To eradicate occurrence of non-communicable diseases by increasing physical activity   In line with the overall goal for a healthier and happier Sri La...
Posted On 06 Mar 2018

Wickramarachchi Takes Quality Hearing and Vision Care to Wattala

Pioneering Hearing and Vision Care Specialist J.M Wickramarachchi & Company recently opened its latest branch in the bustling suburb of Wattala. The opening took place under the patronage of Dr.Jayasinghe, the former personal physician of late President Hon. J R Jayawardene....
Posted On 06 Mar 2018

Envisioning a path to a more inclusive, affordable Sri Lankan healthcare system

Sri Lanka has witnessed unprecedented growth and development over the recent past as evidenced by rising income levels which stood at US$ 3,759.20 by the end of 2017. While the economic impacts of this remarkable growth trajectory are clearly defined, increasing prosperity tends...
Posted On 23 Feb 2018

Sunshine’s Healthguard improves wellness offerings for Sri Lankans through GNC

Taking the next step to make world-class wellness products readily available among Sri Lankans, country’s leading value-added Health & Beauty retail chain, Healthguard, will improve their offerings through world’s leading wellness brand GNC, adding a new range of...
Posted On 18 Feb 2018

Sri Lanka Chamber of Medical Devices Industry Appoints New Committee at 3rd AGM

The Sri Lanka Chamber of Medical Devices Industry (SLCMDI) appointed its new committee for 2018 at the 3rd Annual General Meeting held at the Cinnamon Grand Colombo recently. The Chief Guest at the event was Hon. Minister of Health, Dr. Rajitha Senaratne. Chairman of the National...
Posted On 14 Feb 2018

SLCPI calls for proactive measures to combat Diabetes in Sri Lanka

Commonly known as the silent killer, the spread of diabetes in Sri Lanka is alarming, to say the least. As disease that sneaks up on you approximately four million Sri Lankans are currently affected by it. It is also estimated that over 50% of the population are unaware that they...
Posted On 13 Feb 2018

VLCC introduces DNA-based Nutrigenomics for Scientific Weight Loss

Premier wellness brand VLCC recently introduced the revolutionary, scientific weight loss and weight management treatment based on DNA and Nutrigenomics at its two centers in Colombo 7 and Nugegoda. The treatment which uses the patient’s own unique DNA make-up has been proven to...
Posted On 27 Jan 2018

Asiri Surgical nurse brings honour to Sri Lanka

The first Sri Lankan nurse to successfully complete the Advanced Life Support (ALS) provider course conducted by the European Resuscitation Council (ERC) is from Asiri Surgical Hospital.  The hospital announced that staff nurse Ms. T. Nadeesha Pushpamali, attached to the Cardio...
Posted On 20 Dec 2017

SLCPI calls for a proactive approach for treating cardiovascular diseases (CVD) and promoting cardiovascular health in Sri Lanka

Given the rising global prevalence of cardiovascular diseases – which is responsible for one-third of deaths worldwide and a staggering 40% of deaths in Sri Lanka – The Sri Lanka Chamber of the Pharmaceutical Industries (SLCPI) called for urgent proactive stakeholder...
Posted On 17 Dec 2017

Metropolis Healthcare celebrates 12 glorious years in Sri Lanka

Playing a key role in transforming the diagnostic industry in the Island of Sri Lanka Metropolis Healthcare Ltd, aglobal chain of pathology labs and diagnostic centres, celebrates 12 successful years in Sri Lanka. To mark this accomplishment, Metropolis Healthcare announced that...
Posted On 15 Dec 2017

Nethralokana Sathkara: Reminiscing Vision Care’s Silver Jubilee that Opened Eyes and Impacted Lives

If you’ve been through Town Hall, you may have noticed a large, modern building emblazoned with ‘Vision Care’, almost opposite the old Eye Hospital. One of Sri Lanka’s largest optical retailers, Vision Care has been in business for 25 years, and celebrated their silver jubilee...
Posted On 08 Dec 2017

LAUGFS Health and Wellness Opens First Standalone MEDZ Pharmacy Outlet in Bandaragama

Another Step in the Strategic Drive to Become an Impactful Player in the Healthcare Sector Taking a yet another strategic step in its vision to become a multi-faceted force in the country’s healthcare sector, LAUGFS Health and Wellness, a subsidiary of LAUGFS Holdings, recently...
Posted On 26 Nov 2017