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Southeast Asian nations of the WHO meet in Sri Lanka

Jun 2, 2011 11:58:05 AM - itnnews.lk

The 64th Session on Technical Cooperation of Southeast Asian Nations of the World Health Organisation opens in Sri Lanka.


Many foreign representatives are participating. The meeting will focus attention on exchanging new technical experiences used in the health sector in the respective countries. The sessions opened under the patronage of Deputy Minister Lalith Dissanayake.

In the meantime, the National Health Academy in Kalutara, where the sessions are staged is to be developed as an International Centre to provide training to health professionals of Southeast Asian nations. The World Health Organisation will moot several programmes in this respect. Accordingly, the Deputy Minister said that Sri Lanka’s Free Health Service has become a model to the entire world.