Health and Human Development
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Breaking the Silence on Depression: Challenging Task for Sri Lanka

April 07 marks the World Health Day, with a focus on depression. This article by Samanthi Bandara examines the prevalence of depression in Sri Lanka, the economic and social costs of depression and how to tackle this growing problem.

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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.