During the last 8 month of the year 2016, 37603 suspected dengue cases have been reported to the Epidemiology Unit from all over the island.Latest Disease Trends,
Approximately 51.32% of dengue cases were reported from the Western province. The highest numbers of dengue cases were reported during the 29 week of 2016.
This situation warrants regular removal of possible mosquito breeding sites from the environment. It is also important to seek medical attention in the event of fever by day three of the illness.
Disease Surveillance in Flood Affected Areas
1. Health messages for public
2. Reporting formats for flood affected areas
Immunization coverage assessment survey
International Dengue Conference - 2016
Ebola Preparedness – Assessment in Sri Lanka
Polio Eradication Endgame Plan
Joint International National Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) and Vaccine Preventable Disease (VPD) Surveillance Sri Lanka : 16th to 26th October 2015
Joint International – National Expanded Programme on Immunization and Vaccine Preventable Disease Surveillance Review From 19th to 23rd October 2015
Influenza in pregnancy
Introduction of the Inactivated Polio Vaccine
Symposium on Challenges in Prevention and Control of Hepatitis C
Media Briefing - World Immunization Week
World Immunization Week
GAVI Country Graduation Assessment Mission
Working guideline for the management of patients having Ebola Virus Disease (EVD)
Diagnosis of Ebola virus disease (EVD)
Haematological investigations of Ebola Virus disease (EVD) suspected patients
Before conducting any haematological investigations on suspected Ebola Virus disease (EVD) patients
Routine H399 (Weekly Return of Communicable Diseases) based disease surveillance system has been the driving hub for Sri Lankan...
A report has been received on 22nd March 2011 by the Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health from the Regional Epidemiologist...
Let Sleeping Demons Sleep
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