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UN delegation discusses mental health issues

A UN delegation met Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne and local health officials to discuss mental health services in the country.

The two parties discussed mental health services available for prison inmates, the system of treating mental patients in Sri Lanka and rehabilitating them.

The Health Minister and local health officials apprised them about various services and facilities available for mental health patients and prison inmates. The UN delegation expressed their satisfaction with the services.

The UN delegation is to compile a report on the subject.

Health Services Director-General Dr. Anil Jasinghe, Health Ministry Secretary Janaka Sugathadasa, Mental Health Unit Director Dr. Chithramali de Silva and other Health Ministry officials were present.


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