Did you know that the World Bank Group actually wants to listen to the men and women of Sri Lanka and their views on Sri Lanka’s development and ensure that their voices are taken into account…

Hafiz Zainudeen |

"Several mothers’ life is in danger due to placenta previa at child birth however either the village is too far flung to receive medical assistance or the family refuses to let the mother…

Maha Rehman |

We will not make any serious inroads to reduce incidence unless we address poverty, crowding and stigma. Tuberculosis (TB) remains a social disease and a syndrome of poverty. The epidemic has…

Saurabh Mishra, Samir Pathak |

Talking to a Sri Lankan friend about his 80-year old mother, who has been living alone ever since his father passed away 4 years back, brought back memories of my own mother who passed away at the…

Sundararajan Gopalan |

For decades, the leading causes of mortality have differed between low income countries and high income countries. Those who have worked their careers in health and development probably never…

Michael Engelgau |