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WB pledges to fund primary health in Sri Lanka

 

World Bank (WB) has assured to support towards improving primary health in Sri Lanka, Minister of Health, Nutrition, and Indigenous Medicine Rajitha Senaratne said.

At a special discussion between Minister Senaratne and a WB delegation held at the Health Ministry in Colombo, it was decided to implement national level plans in this regard.

The WB pledged to grant about Rs. 200 million for this project.

The progress of the WB funded projects on controlling Non-Communicable Diseases was also discusses at this meeting and the WB officials appreciated the improvements.