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Human Development: Sri Lanka’s Achievements and Challenges

While Sri Lanka has been performing impressively with regard to human development, especially in terms of health and education, there are still a few major concerns that need urgent attention. This article by Wimal Nanayakkara examines the ways in which these concerns can be addressed to achieve better levels of human development and living standards.

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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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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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“Let Food be Thy Medicine”

In this article, Samanthi Bandara takes a look at the importance and impact of healthy diets in maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

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