Sri Lanka will host the 70th World Health Day

The WHO has decided that Sri Lanka will host the 70th World Health Day, says health minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne.

At the ongoing 142nd Session of the Executive Board of the WHO in Geneva, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director General announced that the World Health Day 2018 will be celebrated in Sri Lanka under the theme “Universal Health Coverage.” The WHO DG said, “there is no more fitting place for this event, as you know, Sri Lanka has a long history of providing free healthcare for its people.” 

Dr. Senaratne has been appointed a member of the WHO executive board for a three year period. Pictures show the minister at the executive board.

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