Sri Lanka provides quality health services
Nov 23, 2010 7:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
With President Mahinda Rajapaksa assuming the second term of office on November 19, the country is poised to become the Wonder of Asia. In keeping with Mahinda Chintana, the Government has taken several action in the past five years to fulfill the healthcare needs of the people by upgrading health facilities in Sri Lanka. Re-constructing and upgrading hospitals by the Government in a number of areas, is a key aspect of this policy.
Recent international reports have shown that the country has benefitted from the allocation of millions of rupees from the National Budget for the improvement of the health sector. Sri Lanka is ranked first in the world in the Health and Survival indicator, of the Global Gender Gap Report 2010 compiled by the World Economic Forum.