Brandix lauded as Sri Lanka’s largest corporate blood donor for 9th successive year

Brandix has been lauded as the ‘Largest Corporate Blood Donor’ in Sri Lanka for the ninth consecutive year by the National Blood Transfusion Service (NBTS), following the contribution of over 4,000 pints of blood from the company’s employees in 2018-19. Minister of Health,...
Posted On 17 Jul 2019

Vision Care Academy celebrates Optometry Day with knowledge sharing sessions and student awards

Resolute in its mission to deliver enhanced eye care outcomes to people in Sri Lanka, the pioneering eye care company, Vision Care, successfully concluded its 10th Optometry Day and Annual Scientific Session on the 9th of June 2019, at Galle Face Hotel. The event was organized by...
Posted On 06 Jul 2019

Renoscope & Laser Lithotripsy

The first thing that comes to mind when you mention a kidney stone is unbearable pain. The stones (Calculi) which cause severe pain are ones which come down from the kidney to the slender tube draining urine to the bladder – the ureter. These calculi in the ureter block the...
Posted On 27 Jun 2019

Under pressure: Halting the hazard of hypertension

This month’s World Hypertension Day drew people’s attention to an issue which is often ignored by those caught up in the daily rigors of work. The World Health Organization reports that the number of people with hypertension worldwide is estimated at over one billion. This is why...
Posted On 20 Jun 2019

Compassionate Care at Durdans Hospital for Health Conditions Caused by Tobacco Use

Currently in Sri Lanka, 2.1 million people smoke and 12,351 people die annually from smoking which is about 10% of all deaths. Cardiovascular diseases are the most common way of death from tobacco (53%) especially in young (most people start smoking early and the mean age of...
Posted On 18 Jun 2019

“Expert says Drone Delivery could transform Healthcare”

Will Improve Access to Blood, Vaccines and Life Saving Medicine While Sri Lanka healthcare is renowned to be one of the best in the region, the recent Easter Sunday attacks highlighted a major gap in need of urgent attention – emergency delivery of lifesaving medicine to...
Posted On 10 Jun 2019

Playing with fire: How smoking is burning a hole in your health

With the arrival of World Tobacco Day, once again the spotlight will fall on the harmful habit of smoking and its multiple associated health risks. Every ailment from pneumonia to cancer has been attributed to smoking, however, despite these considerable risks, many still find...
Posted On 07 Jun 2019

Ceylinco Healthcare Centre’s Medical Physicist receives training in Switzerland

Ceylinco Healthcare Services Limited (CHSL) recently sent Mr Jayantha Gunaratne, a medical physicist at its Radiation Treatment Centre, for a training programme in Switzerland, arranged by Varian Medical Systems International AG, a global leader in Radiation Oncology. Mr...
Posted On 31 May 2019

Healthcare and Consumer Goods drive Sunshine Holdings’ rapid top-line growth in FY18/19

Divestiture of Tea plantation business in May 2019 Consolidated revenue of Rs. 22.6 billion, an increase of 6.9% YoY PAT amounted to Rs. 1.1 billion, down 36.5% YoY Healthcare revenue up 14.1% YoY to Rs.  9.3 billion Consumer revenue continues its growth, up 8.9% YoY to Rs. 5.9...
Posted On 31 May 2019

Healthy Life Clinic looks to facilitate psychological recovery in aftermath of Easter attacks

Offers mental support services to direct and indirect victims   Four weeks after the deadly terrorist attacks on Easter Sunday, life is still a long way from returning to normal. Living in the digital age, social media and messaging apps like Facebook, Instagram or Whatsapp will...
Posted On 25 May 2019

Get Back to Quality Sleep with Sleep Diagnostic Services at Durdans Hospital

Sleep is essential for the optimal functioning of our bodies. Poor sleep can affect physical and mental performance and even cause mood alterations. If one experiences excessive day time sleepiness, constant snoring, and tiredness even after 8 hours of sleep or is facing...
Posted On 21 May 2019

Sisili specialised Medical Services Opens First Ever EECP Treatment Centre in Colombo

Sisili, a leader in the medical field has now launched the HeartAid Centre, the first non-invasive treatment and outpatient management of cardiovascular diseases under the auspicious of Hon. Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine, Dr. Rajitha Seneratne. With the...
Posted On 15 May 2019