A telephone line operative 24 hours of the day to convey health problems of pregnant mothers

Friday, 27 March 2020 - 9:20


The Sri Lanka Consultants Association of Obstetrics and Gynaecology has launched a telephone line that is operative 24 hours a day to provide answers to health problems of pregnant mothers.

Pregnant mothers can make inquiries on 0710 301 225 regarding existing problems, the President of the Association Consultant Dr. U. D. P. Rathnasiri said.

Since public transport is not in operation due to the curfew certain mothers face problems when arriving at Maternity Clinics. At the same time, some mothers show fear in coming to a hospital.

Meanwhile, Chief Executive Officer of Suwaseriya Sohan De Silva told the Hiru News Division that if an emergency arises, people can contact the Suwaseriya Ambulance Service on 1990 at any time.  

Pensions to be paid on April 2 and 3
Sunday, 29 March 2020 - 22:28

It has been decided to pay the pensions on April 2 and 3. This decision was taken at the Presidential Task Force meeting. Pensioners who cannot collect... Read More

Legal action against former MP Patali Champika for conducting a meeting disregarding health advisory
Sunday, 29 March 2020 - 22:37

Police Media Spokesperson stated that the law will be enforced against former minister Patali Champika Ranawaka who held a meeting yesterday disregarding... Read More

Two (2) Coronavirus patients identified – Total number reported in SL increases to 117
Sunday, 29 March 2020 - 20:00

Two (02) more patients transferred to IDH from Chilaw and Rathnapura hospitals after they were confirmed for COVID- 19 virus infection. Therefore, the... Read More