Category: National Chronic Kidney Prevention Programme

‘One of my main expectations is to save innocent people from kidney disease’ – President on World Kidney Day

  “When I was the Minister of Health one of my prime expectations was to save the innocent people from the chronic kidney disease, which has been a huge social tragedy and I made many efforts in this regard” issuing a message to mark the World Kidney Day President Maithripala Sirisena stated. Following my appointment…

Nearly 5000 patients with chronic kidney disease per year-Ministry of Health reveals

‘Provide a report speedily’ – President instructs Health Secretary Nearly 5000 patients with chronic kidney disease per year reported in Sri Lanka, the Ministry of Health revealed. According to the Ministry of Health the main causes for the disease are the use of agricultural chemicals, diseases like diabetic and high blood pressure. The special attention…

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