Category: National Chronic Kidney Prevention Programme

President vests several projects implemented for prevention of chronic kidney disease & welfare of kidney patients with the public

President Maithripala Sirisena vested several projects with the public, today (29) which were implemented with the aim of preventing the chronic kidney disease and for the welfare of the kidney patients. The President, using the remote satellite technology from the Presidential Secretariat, declared open these projects. First, President Sirisena using the remote satellite technology opened…

President opens ‘Methsiri Sevana’ , the Kidney Patients Relief Service,  Welfare and Research Centre

President Maithripala Sirisena says due to the broad programmes launched within the past four years in preventing the kidney disease there is a reduction in the spread of kidney disease. The President further said that the public services have been stronger in the last four years, regardless of criticisms. He also said that those services…

MoU signed for the project for transplanting kidney and other organs of brain dead patients to patients needing organs.

The memorandum of understanding was signed for the project of transplanting the organs and kidneys of patients who are brain dead to patients who nedd new organs at the President’s office under the patronage of the President today (09th). The memorandum of understanding was signed between the Ministry of health, nutrition and indigenous medicine and Sri Lankan…

President opens ‘Bosath Mapiya Sevana’ in Kalutara

President Maithripala Sirisena opened the ‘Bosath Mapiya Sevana’ built in Ethagama, Kalutara, to provide shelter to the parents who sacrificed their children for the benefit of Buddha Sasanaya, today (08). This centre was built according to a concept of the Chief Incumbent of the Payagala Malegoda Sri Pushparama Vihara and the Bentota Walallawita Region Chief…

MoU signed for Polonnaruwa Kidney Hospital

The MoU on building of the hospital in Polonnaruwa for kidney patients was signed today (June 06) at the Presidential Secretariat, at the presence of President Maithripala Sirisena. The hospital to be built is under a donation of the government of China at a request of the President. Additional Secretary to the Ministry of Health,…

A special international award to President in recognition of his commitment on preventing CKDu in Sri Lanka

The International Society of Nephrology presented a special award to President Maithripala Sirisena  in recognition of his commitment and dedication on preventing the chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology (CKDu) in Sri Lanka.    The Secretary General of the International Society of Nephrology, Professor Mrs. Adheera Levin presented this award to the President at a…

Scientists must give top priority to identify alternatives for harmful chemical fertilizers – President

President Maithripala Sirisena says if the scientists must give top priority to identify alternatives for chemical based fertilizers which cause chronic kidney diseases.   “Several chemical based fertilizers; weedisides and pestisides are used by farmers to obtain larger harvest, but they cause chronic kidney diseases. If the scientists work with determination, they will be able…

Houses for kidney patients without permanent shelters

The attention of the government has been drawn to implement a housing project to provide houses for the families of the kidney patients who do not possess permanent residences. This issue was considered during a meeting regarding the National Programme on Prevention of Kidney Diseases, held at the Presidential Secretariat, yesterday (30). During the meeting…

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