OMLANKA

Latest Headlines

 

Govt has prioritized prevention of non-communicable diseases : Pavithra at WHO Global Meeting

Pavithra Wanniarachi WHO Global Meeting

Minister of Health and Indigenous Medicine Services, Minister of Women, Child affairs and Social Security of Sri Lanka Pavithra Wanniarachchi has observed that the incumbent government has prioritized the prevention and control of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) in its national health agenda.

She added that the Ministry of Health had established a National NCD Council to coordinate and monitor the progress of National Multi-sectoral Action Plan for Prevention and Control of NCDs 2016-2020.

She made this observation at a panel discussion of the High-level Segment of the Global Meeting Global Meeting of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs) and Mental Health held in the Sultanate of Oman from 9 to 12 December 2019.

The goal of the WHO Global Meeting was to accelerate progress on SDG target 3.4 of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to reduce premature mortality from NCDs and the promotion of mental health and well-being. The Meeting also focused on sharing success stories and challenges in countries.

More than 150 countries with selected UN partners and civil society, the private sector, philanthropies, academia and donors participated.

WHO Global Meeting

Trinco Football Fest 2019

Trincomalee Sri Koneswara Hindu College Prize Day to be held...

- By S.Kathiravan The annual Prize Day 2019 of Trincomalee Ramakrishna Mission Sri Koneswara Hindu College is to be held at the Sampathar Auditorium on Monday,...
Read more

Rasamanickam remembered in Batticaloa

Former Leader of Illankai Tamil Arasu Katchi and former Parliamentarian Sinnappu Moothathamby Rasamanickam was remembered on 107 th birth anniversary at a simple ceremony held...
Read more

A Three Day Residential Spiritual Camp for 60 Students in...

A three day residential spiritual camp is to be held at Echilampattu Senbaga Maha Vidylayam in Verugal on Friday Jan 24, Saturday Jan 25 and...
Read more

ITAK Women’s Wing holds Pongal festival in Nallur

A grand Pongal Festival was held at the Ilam Kalaignar Hall in Nallur recently under the patronage of the Women's Wing of the Ilankai Tamil...
Read more

Vanakkam23

© 2018 OMLANKA. All Rights Reserved.

Please publish modules in offcanvas position.