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Sri Lankan doctors completed the training of a team of medical professionals from Pakistan today on the treatment of Dengue patients, Health Minister Maithripala Sirisena said in Parliament today.

The Minister said that Sri Lanka’s health authorities had gained some kind of expertise in the treatment of Dengue patients and in the prevention of the spread of the disease.

He said that the Ministry had been able to reduce the number of Dengue patients and fatalities this year.

In 2010, 22,926 patients and 241 deaths were reported. However, only 22,926 patients and 163 deaths have been reported this year. (Kelum Bandara and Yohan Perera)

  Comments - 6

  • raj Saturday, 17 December 2011 05:49 AM

    Pakistan's religious extremism has blocked so many intellectuals and physical development of the people. Why are there many pakistanis still illiterate?

    chalal Saturday, 17 December 2011 06:35 AM

    hurai no dengue in sri laka and pakistan. well done president rajapassa

    Gamlath Friday, 16 December 2011 07:39 PM

    New dengue Hub in asia?

    suresh Saturday, 17 December 2011 12:53 AM

    no of patients reported this year and on the previous year are same. Is that a correct statistic?

    MagodisThuma Sunday, 18 December 2011 01:52 AM

    Loketa Parakaase...Gedarata Maragaathe !.

    meranchim Sunday, 18 December 2011 03:03 AM

    dengue epidermic in Lanka can't controle ....?


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