Connecting Sri Lanka to battle against the global pandemic in a united effort

Sri Lanka is facing one of the greatest challenges in its history as it battles the threat of Covid-19. The Government of Sri Lanka is leading the national effort, strongly supported by the nation’s health care workers, tri forces and other essential service workers who are...
Posted On 26 Mar 2020

Hutch offers free daily relief reload of Rs. 15 to all its subscribers to help in mitigating the COVID 19 risk

Keeping true to its long devotion to the best interests of their customers, HUTCH has today introduced another key initiative ensuring continuity and access to telecommunication services at a time when the country is grappling with the COVID -19 crisis. The newly announced...
Posted On 26 Mar 2020

Embassy of the Republic of Italy to Sri Lanka and the Maldives

With regards to some news items on the Covid-19 situation in Italy that are appearing in the Sri Lankan press, the Italian Embassy would like to make a clarification.   It is completely untrue that mass burials are carried in some areas in Italy, and that people in Italy are...
Posted On 25 Mar 2020

Being a responsible youth during Covid – 19: initiating the elderly into the digital world

Covid – 19 is spreading, and there is no cure to be seen in the foreseeable future. The global pandemic has shown to be mostly affecting the elderly, a mutual trend shared by all the countries affected by it. China reported approximately 53% of infected cases who were 50 years...
Posted On 25 Mar 2020

Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Foundation share clinical experience from frontline medical workers to global medical institutions

The Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Foundation are sharing some key lessons and experience from doctors and other medical administrators and staff at the First Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine (FAHZU), who were at the frontline of COVID-19 treatment in...
Posted On 25 Mar 2020

Safeguarding National Food Security in the Face of COVID-19

Prima Ceylon (Private) Limited (PCL) is a primary producer and supplier of wheat flour in the country. In the backdrop of the escalating COVID-19 Corona virus pandemic in the world, the company reassures the public and the government of Sri Lanka that it is fully prepared to...
Posted On 24 Mar 2020

WhatsApp launches Coronavirus Information Hub to support health initiatives and donates $1m to International Fact-Checking Network for #CoronaVirus Facts Alliance

WhatsApp today announces the launch of two initiatives in support of the global fight against the Coronavirus pandemic: the global launch of the WhatsApp Coronavirus Information Hub in partnership with the World Health Organization and UNDP as well as a $1m donation to the...
Posted On 20 Mar 2020

The Lancet publishes papers from two studies of Takeda’s dengue vaccine candidate

  -       Results published in first paper from 18-month analysis of ongoing pivotal Phase 3 trial were generally consistent with overall efficacy and safety data reported in previously published 12-month analysis. -       Pivotal Phase 3 trial met all secondary endpoints for...
Posted On 19 Mar 2020

SLCPI says no shortage of drugs

The Sri Lanka Chamber of the Pharmaceutical Industry (SLCPI) urging calm, assures the public that despite the global impact of coronavirus, there is no shortage in availability of essential drugs in Sri Lanka. In a statement to media, SLCPI said that all major pharmaceutical...
Posted On 13 Mar 2020

Attackers leverage Coronavirus fears with targeted spam

With the outbreak of the coronavirus, Sophos—a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity—has identified a phishing scam that uses the coronavirus as its lure. The email takes advantage of COVID-19 fears by offering up a clickable document that allegedly includes a list of...
Posted On 12 Mar 2020

Kinross Dental Care Introduces Digital Dentistry to Sri Lanka

Kinross Dental Care has been at the forefront of introducing the latest dental technology to Sri Lanka. Embracing the digital world by introducing Cone Beam Computer Tomography (CBCT) imaging and 3D guides to Sri Lanka in 2019, the latest addition to Kinross Dental Care is a...
Posted On 05 Mar 2020

Healthy Life Clinic to conduct free screening sessions in celebration of Women’s Day 2020

  Free Osteoporosis screening with a specialist endocrinologist on 07th March Free skin screening with a dermatologist on 11th March Free health check with renowned diabeticians and family physicians on 20th March 10% off on all packages and services for ladies during this period...
Posted On 04 Mar 2020