Sri Lanka’s eChannelling PLC has partnered with Laugfs group to market its services through the Laugfs supermarket chain.
Accordingly, under the new partnership formed between the two parties, Laugfs will facilitate eChannelling’s appointment service to channel doctors through their retail network, spread across the Island.
The partnership will also enable selling of eChannelling and Falck brands via [...]
Sri Lankan Health officials are taking steps to introduce new laws on the usage of Paracetamol, a media report said.
According to the Government Information Department, it has been found that certain doctors prescribe several doses of Paracetamol to patients, which could lead into serious health conditions.
Dr. Hemantha Benaragama, the Director of the Cosmetics Devices and [...]
Sri Lanka’s listed Colombo Pharmacy Company Limited has decided to discontinue the pharmaceutical operations carried out by the firm in view of continuous losses suffered by the firm.
Accordingly, the company says its pharmaceutical operations would be discontinued after seeking the approval of the shareholders at a general meeting to be held in the future.
However the [...]
A two day work shop was held in Sri Lanka during mid April to discuss a strategic framework to monitor and prevent birth defects in the Island nation.
The United States Center for Disease Control and Prevention has partnered with the World Health Organization and Sri Lanka Ministry of Health to conduct this program which was [...]
Kerala’s ayurvedic industry believes that its counterparts in Sri Lanka are becoming a major threat to its dominance in the industry, a media report said.
“Sri Lanka has slowly come up as a threat to our market,” Sanjeev Kurup V., Secretary of the influential Kerala Travel Mart Society who also runs the Paithrukam Hospitality Group has [...]
International Water Management Institute (IWMI) says the issue of chronic kidney decease of unknown etiology that has afflicted a significant number of people in the North Central Province and elsewhere in Sri Lanka, is more complex than a similar case occurred in Thailand.
Jeremy Bird, Director General of the Colombo based IWMI speaking at a recent [...]
Sri Lanka’s eChannelling PLC has signed an MOU with Falck, an emergency response / ambulance service provider to share each other’s services to the benefit of the customers of both firms.
Under the MOU signed between Falck, which is operating in Sri Lanka as Med1 Private Limited and ECL Soft Private Limited, a unit of eChannelling, [...]
Sri Lanka has decided to convert a 300-year-old leprosy hospital into a health museum in collaboration with the World Health Organization.
The hospital located around 10km’s away from capital Colombo, is one out of two dedicated Leprosy hospitals in Sri Lanka.
However, the authorities have decided to close down the hospital, as the country has successfully controlled [...]
Nearly 70 students of a Sri Lankan Dhamma school and a monk has been injured following a wasps attack, which has occurred this morning.
The incident has taken place at the ‘Sarananda Dhamma School’ of the Katugastota police division, located in central Sri Lanka.
According to the Police, the majority of the injured students have been admitted [...]
Sri Lanka’s Health Ministry has offered a Rs. 199 million contract to a domestic firm to supply 44.5 million Unsterile Latex Examination Gloves.
The gloves are manufactured in Sri Lanka and the local firm has been the sole bidder for this deal.
Cabinet of Minister’s has given its approval to award the contract to the local firm.