Wednesday, July 24, 2024
spot_img

Latest Posts

World Bank Approves $150 Million to Improve Health Facilities in Sri Lanka

June 26, Colombo (LNW): Finance State Minister Shehan Semasinghe announced that the World Bank has approved US$ 150 million to improve health facilities in the country. Semasinghe added that this financial facility aims to enhance the quality of health services, reflecting the government’s commitment to strengthening the country’s healthcare infrastructure and ensuring better healthcare for all citizens.

Faris Hadad-Zervos, Director for Maldives, Nepal, and Sri Lanka at the World Bank, acknowledged Sri Lanka’s remarkable performance in the health sector and emphasized the need to provide necessary support to overcome upcoming challenges.

This financing will be used to strengthen health systems to meet the growing healthcare needs of the elderly in Sri Lanka, a country with an aging population in South Asia. Additionally, it will focus on effectively controlling non-communicable diseases, which account for 80 percent of deaths in the country.

Latest Posts

spot_img

Don't Miss

Stay in touch

To be updated with all the latest news, offers and special announcements.