Pelwatte redefines its health and safety measures in light of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic

Pelwatte Dairy, the renowned local dairy producer, has taken precautionary measures to emphasize their commitment and resort towards ensuring safety and security of its staff and other stakeholders in light of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. As such, several exemplary measures...
Posted On 26 Nov 2020

Antibiotic resistance: SLCPI calls for responsible antibiotics prescription and use

The Sri Lanka Chamber of the Pharmaceutical Industry (SLCPI) reiterated its commitment towards raising awareness on ethical marketing, prescribing and use of pharmaceutical drugs, as a key instrument towards minimising the impact of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in Sri Lanka....
Posted On 24 Nov 2020

English Nursing Care focusing on ‘Nurses Make the Difference’ on World Diabetes Day 2020

English Nursing Care a Sri Lankan home nursing care service is advocating this year’s campaign for World Diabetes Day as per the World Health Organisation (WHO): ‘Nurses Make the Difference’, by recognising the impactful work nurses perform and investing in further...
Posted On 17 Nov 2020

Vision Care focuses on regular eye testing to mark “World Diabetes Day”

Colombo: Vision Care, Sri Lanka’s pioneering eye care service provider, is marking World Diabetes Day by bringing attention to the importance of regular eye testing to avoid various eye complications caused by diabetes and safeguard one’s existing vision. People with diabetes...
Posted On 15 Nov 2020

SLCPI takes proactive measures to ensure timely access to NCD medication in Sri Lanka

In lieu of World Diabetes Day, the Sri Lanka Chamber of the Pharmaceutical Industry (SLCPI) announced their support towards efforts aimed at controlling the spread of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) in the country. While reiterating their commitment towards ensuring an...
Posted On 14 Nov 2020

Hemas Remains Resilient Amidst Global Pandemic

Strong Second Quarter Performance   Hemas Holdings PLC (HHL) posted a Group revenue of Rs.17.4 billion for the quarter ended 30 September 2020, an increase of 11 per cent over corresponding period last year. Group operating profit for the quarter under review at Rs.2.0...
Posted On 13 Nov 2020

Hayleys Fentons joins hands with district hospitals of Sri Lanka to treat covid-19 patients

In its ongoing commitment to play an active role in combatting the COVID-19 pandemic in Sri Lanka, Hayleys Fentons the Group’s leading integrated engineering solutions specialist, rolled out their state-of-the-art communication system to the state hospitals treating COVID-19...
Posted On 11 Nov 2020

Swadeshi Khomba Baby Hoda Purudu celebrates World Children’s Day with “Hoda Purudu ” educational campaign

The Swadeshi Industrial Works PLC launched a novel hygiene awareness campaign for Sri Lanka’s primary school children to coincide with the World Children’s Day celebrations. Titled “Swadeshi Khomba Baby Hoda Purudu” the event saw grade 3 school children at Sapugaskanda Sobhitha...
Posted On 10 Nov 2020

Need of the hour is ramped up testing

Given the enlarging COVID-19 clusters Sri Lanka is currently experiencing, it is critical that the country’s testing capacity is ramped up, along with its treatment capacity. Sri Lanka has to date employed only Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) testing, which is a highly sensitive...
Posted On 01 Nov 2020

English Nursing supports Stroke survivors

A Stroke is a disease that affects the arteries leading to and within the brain. It is the fifth highest cause of death globally. The importance of expert intervention, regular physiotherapy and prescribed medication management for stroke survivors is vital to live a good quality...
Posted On 29 Oct 2020

COVID-19 response: Emirates SkyCargo to set up the world’s largest GDP compliant air cargo hub in Dubai for global distribution of COVID-19 vaccine

Emirates SkyCentral DWC in Dubai South to be operated as a dedicated anchor hub for COVID-19 vaccine distribution Air cargo carrier has also set up a dedicated rapid response team to handle requests for vaccine transport Dubai, UAE, 22 October 2020- Emirates SkyCargo is stepping...
Posted On 23 Oct 2020

A ‘Heart to Heart’ with COVID-19

The COVID-19 virus exerts an unprecedented global impact socially and economically, bringing unique challenges to the healthcare sector. As per the World Health organisation, the virus has lead to approximately 1 million deaths with over 37 million confirmed cases worldwide....
Posted On 22 Oct 2020