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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
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oDoc at Work: app launches corporate subscription packages for unlimited medical consultations

oDoc, Sri Lanka’s video medical consultation platform, has introduced an employee healthcare solution for businesses. oDoc’s corporate subscriptions present organisations with a compelling new option to offer employees unlimited fully paid doctor consultations from anywhere,...
Posted On 26 Aug 2018
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Nawaloka – GEM Weight Management, Bariatric and Liver Surgery Centre opens its doors

Nawaloka Hospitals in association with GEM Hospital, Coimbatore India unveiled the “Nawaloka – GEM Weight Management, Bariatric and Liver Surgery Centre” on the 20th of August 2018. The newly formed center introduces a multidisciplinary approach to weight loss for the first time...
Posted On 22 Aug 2018
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Take Precautions Against the Spread of Common Respiratory Infections

Upper respiratory tractinfections are common these days as we see many cases ranging from common colds, influenza, asthma or even bronchitis/pneumonia. However, the symptoms can be uncomfortable and affect daily routine. It can especially be difficult for children, pregnant women...
Posted On 22 Aug 2018
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eChannelling PLC marked history for launching its digital services at District Hospitals in Sri Lanka

For the first time in history eChannelling PLC launched its service at Ampara General Hospital marking it as the first district Hospital in Sri Lanka to have the service. eChannelling PLC, the largest Doctor Channeling Network in Sri Lanka, along with Mobitel, and  Information...
Posted On 22 Aug 2018
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COYLE and JETRO to organize first-ever “Sri Lanka Corporate Health and Productivity Awards”

The Chamber of Young Lankan Entrepreneurs (COYLE), in collaboration with Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), announced its plans to organize the very first “Sri Lanka Corporate Health & Productivity Awards”. The two organizations launched this new award to...
Posted On 13 Aug 2018
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Durdans Hospital Serves Community in Eravur, Batticaloa. Conducts Free Cardiac-related Health Camp

Durdans Heart Centre is regionally renowned for performing complex heart surgeries with superior outcomes. Each year the centre performs an overwhelming number of routine heart procedures and surgeries as well as ground breaking ones. In a bid to improve access to healthcare...
Posted On 09 Aug 2018