Lanka eradicated seven diseases
Sri Lanka has very successfully eradicated seven diseases. The
National Immunization Program played a key role in this regard. The
country needs to control Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs), dengue and
AH1N1, WHO Representative to Sri Lanka Dr F R Mehta said.
Addressing the launch of `Profile of partners in health' at Cinnamon
Lake Side Hotel, Colombo yesterday, Dr Mehta said that one International
magazine had named Sri Lanka as the eighth most flood prone country in
`Profile of partners in health' is a good reference for anybody who
wish to obtain details on organizations work in the health sector in Sri
The `WHO' plays a key role during disasters.