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eChannelling awarded the ‘Best digital health care platform’ accolade at the South Asia mBillionth Awards 2018

eChannelling PLC has won the prestigious South Asia mBillionth award 2018 in ‘Health and Wellbeing’ as the Best digital health care platform held in New Delhi, India recently in recognition of its excellence in mobile innovations for development. Organised by Digital Empowerment...
Posted On 15 Oct 2018

Advanced Screening and Surgery Options for Better Outcomes against Breast Cancer at Durdans Hospital

The most common cancer among women in Sri Lanka is breast cancer. In Sri Lanka the risk of developing any of the common cancers in one’s lifetime, for both males and females, is 1 out of 40. Many improvements have been made in diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer where the...
Posted On 13 Oct 2018
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HealthRecon Connect Poised to take on Accelerated Growth with the Opening of New Office Premises

HealthRecon Connect Pvt Ltd recently marked the grand opening of its new state-of-the-art office premises, intended to function as the main operational delivery centre in Sri Lanka. The new office, centrally located at 56, Dudley Senanayake Mawatha, Colombo 8 is capable of...
Posted On 11 Oct 2018
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Brandix supports National Occupational Safety and Health Conference for 9th year

The Brandix Group has provided sponsorship support for the 2018 National Occupational Safety & Health (OSH) Conference of Sri Lanka as a key corporate partner for the ninth year. Organised by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) of the Ministry of...
Posted On 04 Oct 2018

Illicit tobacco: Tackling the threat to national law and order

Increasingly the illicit tobacco network is becoming a threat to national law and order as well as security. Benefitting from access to new markets with different legal and cultural conditions, organised crime has expanded its engagement in illicit trade significantly. In a...
Posted On 03 Oct 2018
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“Revolutionary” DocOnCall now LIVE in Sri Lanka

  DocOnCall mobile app, provides online doctor consultation via video, audio and chat Currently running free-of-charge trial   DocOnCall has launched a free-of-charge trial for DocOnCall, a revolutionary new mobile app that offers subscribers immediate access to doctor...
Posted On 29 Sep 2018
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First Ever Balloon Expandable Transcatheter Aortic valve Implantation Performed with only Local Anaesthesia at Durdans Hospital

The first ever balloon expandable transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) – (without open heart surgery) was performed on an 82 year old patient with Ischemic Heart Disease and poor lung function by Dr Pandula Athauda-Arachchi Resident Consultant Interventional...
Posted On 25 Sep 2018
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Subscribe and rest easy: free unlimited medical consultations now on oDoc

Patients can now cut down medical expenses in addition to time spent in queues, germ filled waiting rooms and stressful trips to the doctor by subscribing to free unlimited medical consultations for the entire family on oDoc for Rs. 499 a month. oDoc is Sri Lanka’s leading online...
Posted On 22 Sep 2018
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Male Infertility: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Mankind ensures continuity of its species through procreation or reproduction. Human procreation means sexual reproduction resulting in human fertilization, usually due to sexual intercourse between a male and a female. To ensure a successful fertilization both the man and the...
Posted On 22 Sep 2018
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Durdans Hospital Holds Latest Heart Health Forum

It was an enriching morning for cardiac patients and general public at the latest edition of Heart Health Forum themed “Health that Makes the Heart Go On” held recently.             Attending the cardiac related awareness program, the audience gained practical information on diet...
Posted On 22 Sep 2018
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GSK Suwa Sahana assists thousands of devotees in Mihinthale and Katharagama

Popular GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) brands Panadol and Iodex recently hosted the highly praiseworthy Suwa Sahana initiative in Mihinthale and Katharagama. In line with Panadol and Iodex’s brand promise of not letting pain get in the way of life, the Suwa Sahana initiative by GSK...
Posted On 30 Aug 2018
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Oticon OPN hearing aids transform more than a million lives

Oticon, one of the world’s leading hearing aid manufacturers recently celebrated selling more than one million state-of-the-art Oticon OPN™  aids to individuals around the world. As the sole agent for Oticon in Sri Lanka since 2005, Vision Care Hearing Solutions is proud to...
Posted On 30 Aug 2018