The Minister of Health is to manufacture the necessary Medicine drugs in the country
Dr. Rajitha Senaratne, the Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine said that the drugs will be produced in the future and that they will not be imported in the future.
Minister said this at a press conference held at the Government Information Department yesterday.
Also, the price of 48 medicines has been reduced recently. Pharmaceutical manufacturing plants will be established in order to produce all necessary drugs in the country.
"Today, everyone is free to receive drugs without any shortage," Health Minister Maithripala Sirisena said.
In addition to this, the lenses of the government hospitals are already provided free of charge to the eye patients, he said. The centers were established at the time and the centers for centenarians have been established.
According to the minister, 24 fully equipped state-of-the-art emergency units will commence at the end of this year at state hospitals and emergency emergency patients will be deployed to the Colombo National Hospital via air.
By 2020, measures have been taken to combat HIV, Rubella and Rabies.
The Minister added that all bars within each 500 meter bar are prohibited in order to reduce smoking and that only single cigarettes can be purchased in the future.
In every GND division we have established body building which can maintain the health of the people, he said.
The new medical faculty in Wayamba, Sabaragamuwa, Moratuwa and Karapitiya will be expanded to increase the existing number of doctors, and a nursing faculty will be opened in Colombo on the 20th, under the patronage of the President, and the salaries of all health workers will be increased. Minister Rajitha Senaratne pointed out.
In the future, the entire field of health will be computed and steps will be taken to analyze and improve the accuracy of indigenous methods, he added.
Secretary to the Ministry of Health Janaka Sugathadasa, Director General of Health Services Anil Jayasinghe, Dr. Lal Panapitiya and several others were present.