MATERNAL & CHILD HEALTH EXPERTS ASSURED FACILITIES AT SEEDUWA FOR PREGNANT WOMEN & CHILDREN

A combined team of senior medical experts on Maternal and Child health, including Dr (Mrs) H.S. R Perera, Deputy Director General of Health Services, Dr (Mrs) Chithramalee de Silva, Director, Family Health Bureau, Prof Dr Shaman Rajindrajith, Consultant Paeditrician, Dr Surantha Perera, Consultant Paeditrician and Dr Sanath Lanerolle, President, Perinatal Society of Sri Lanka called on General Sha....

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PRESIDENT’S VESAK MESSAGE

Vesak Full Moon Poya Day, which commemorates the three most significant events of the Buddha’s life (Three Noble Events); the birth of Prince Siddhartha, the Enlightenment of Siddhartha Gautama and the Mahaparinibbana (Passing Away), is the noble and meritorious festival of us Buddhists. On this noble day, the entire Buddhist community across the world pay homage to the Buddha by performing Amis....

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MAY ALL BEINGS BE WELL & HEALTHY DURING VESAK (THRICE BLESSED DAY) !

Chief of Defence Staff, Commander of the Army and Head of the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO), General Shavendra Silva, all Officers and Other Ranks of the Army wish all our readers and everyone a healthy and peaceful Vesak (Thrice Blessed Day), absent from epidemics and sufferings !....

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ARMY-IMPROVISED BIGGEST EMERGENCY FACILITY FOR COVID-19 INFECTEES READY

HE the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the invitation of General Shavendra Silva, Head of the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO), Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army inspected the Army-improvised new Intermediate Care Centre (ICC) cum Hospital with 1200 beds for COVID-19 infectees this afternoon (18).

The improvisation of the country's ....

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MEMORY OF WAR HEROES REFRESHED ON 'VICTORY DAY' STATE CEREMONY AT NATIONAL WAR HEROES' MONUMENT

The Victory Day alias the 12th National War Heroes' Day commemoration (Jathika Ranaviru Semaruma) which respectfully recalls the cherished memory of patriotic War Heroes of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Police and Civil Security Department who sacrificed their precious lives for the country's sovereignty, territorial integrity and independence reached its climax on Wednesday (19) where floral tribute....

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LATEST SICU SPONSORED BY BANK & ERECTED WITH ARMY TECHNICAL EXPERTISE OPENED AT MULLERIYAWA

The latest Special Intensive Care Unit (SICU), the second of its kind, initiated by the Ministry of Health at the Colombo East Base Hospital at Mulleriyawa was opened this morning (21), in an effort to further supplement the national health care infrastructure, in the face of looming threat of COVID-19. At present, 8 Wards with 150 beds for exclusive treatment of COVID-19 patients are functional a....

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COMMANDER'S BRAINCHILD FOR OWN HOSPITAL AT PALLEKELE BEARING FRUITS

General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army this morning (23) inspected the new Army Hospital complex under construction at Pallekele, adjoining the 11 Division HQ compound and reviewed its progress and finishing touches since it would be the first of its kind for Army personnel in the up country.

Major General Kithsiri Liyanage, General Officer Command....

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DEFENCE MINISTRY COMMENCES WORK FROM SRI JAYAWARDENEPURA, KOTTE

The Defence Ministry shifted to the newly constructed Defence Headquarters Complex in Sri Jayawardenepura, Kotte commenced its office work auspiciously today (May 18).

At the event organized to coincide the 12th anniversary of the Victory Day over terrorism, Defence Secretary Gen. Kamal Gunaratne (Retd) declared open the new building complex amidst the blessings of the Ven. Maha San....

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SLAF PRODUCED 'HUMIDIFIED OXYGEN THERAPY UNIT' PRESENTED TO THE PRESIDENT

A 'Heated Humidified Oxygen Therapy Unit' (HHOT) manufactured by Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) was presented to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the President's Office recently.

In a bid to strengthen the national healthcare drive while providing ventilators, SLAF commenced the manufacturing of HHOT following the directives of the President.

The SLAF said, a prototype was....

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NAVY ON STANDBY FOR FLOOD RELIEF DUTIES

Responding to the torrential rains experiencing in the island, the Sri Lanka Navy has deployed their Rapid Response Rescue & Relief Unit (4RU) at the flood prone areas in Nagoda and Thawalama Divisional Secretariats in the Galle District yesterday (May 13).

Navy also said 4RU teams were deployed in the Bulathsinhala Divisional Secretariat in the Kalutara District and preparing to as....

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