Health and Human Development
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World TB Day 2017: Unite to End Tuberculosis

March 24 is the World Tuberculosis Day. This article, by Yolanthika Ellepola, aims to outline the burden of TB in Sri Lanka, examine the many challenges faced in curtailing the disease and address policy propositions to overcome the challenges and mitigate the policy gaps to curtail the spread of this deadly disease.

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Persons with Difficulties in the Sri Lankan Labour Market

Based on recent study on labour market characteristics in Sri Lanka, this article suggests policies to improve labour market participation of persons with difficulties in the country.

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Achieving Inclusive Health in Sri Lanka through SDGs

This article highlights what Sri Lanka can do in order to achieve inclusive health through Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Burning Health Costs for Poor in Sri Lanka

This article explores the driving factors behind Sri Lanka’s health costs, despite free health care services, and the policies the country can implement to overcome these challenges.

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Why Sri Lanka Need Comprehensive and Integrated Responses to Mental Health Issues

This article to mark the World Mental Health Day 2016, stresses the need for Sri Lanka to have comprehensive and integrated responses to mental health issues.