Lanka's health sector a success - WHO representative
The world salutes Sri Lanka for doing so much with so little and
pushing the country from low income level to low middle income level
Sri Lanka's maternal and infant mortality rates have significantly
The war which retarted the country's development for three decades is
now over and stability is there, WHO Representative in Sri Lanka, Dr F R
Addressing a workshop held at the Health Education Bureau, Dr Mehta
said that diarrhoea and some other diseases have come down and the
country's curative and preventive health care is at a very high
People can have access to health services without having to travel
long distances and free health services is available for the public.
The literacy rate of the country is high and it is very high among
Sri Lankan women.
Education and empowerment of women (mothers) is one of the
significant factors behind this success story of Sri Lanka's health