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Title: Paradox of healthcare in Sri Lanka: A snapshot of the decade from a partnership of sixty years
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: World Health Organization, Country Office for Sri Lanka
Place of publication: Colombo
Language: English
Description: Collaboration between WHO, Sri Lankan Government, Ministry of Health and other bodies has been exceptional to address healthcare challenges faced by an evolving nation. A healthy, productive population is crucial for Sri Lanka’s transition into an upper middle-income country. WHO remains committed to playing its role in taking the nation’s health to globally competitive levels. In doing so, this document focuses on six key areas. That is, communicable diseases; non-communicable diseases; injuries and mental health; maternal, child and adolescent health and nutrition; health systems; emergency preparedness and response; enhanced partnerships and resource mobiliyation for health. The purpose of this publication is to document achievements and challenges in these areas over the past ten years.
Keywords: Noncommunicable diseases
Emergency preparedness and response
Subject: Communicable Diseases
Maternal Health Services
Health Systems Plans
Mental Health
ISBN: 978 955 0261 05 5
Appears in Collections:WCO Sri Lanka

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