Sri Lanka Is Calm Again. That Doesn ’t Mean Things Are Any Better
Economic data paints a picture of starkly diminished lives in Sri Lanka, with inflation at nearly 60 percent. After an economic collapse and political upheaval, Sri Lankans have become resigned to leaner meals and reduced horizons. Sri Lanka Is Calm Again. That Doesn’t Mean Things Are Any Better.…#srilanka #srilankans #southasian #unitednations #srilankas #hmdissanayake #malanimangalika #russian #ukraine #imf (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 31, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sri Lanka ’s Inflation Cools to 8-Month Low as Supply Snarls Ease
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Source: Reuters: Health - January 31, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Debt restructuring framework must improve to help distressed countries, Pakistan's ex-central banker says
Global bodies like the IMF need to step up and improve the framework for sovereign debt financing so that emerging market economies, like Sri Lanka, can get out of their debt distress problems faster. That's according to the former governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, the country's central…#imf #srilanka #statebankofpakistan #rezabaqir #marsal #squawkboxasia #southasian #exportimportbank (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 30, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The long-term consequences of early life exposure to tsunami and conflict on adolescents in Sri Lanka - Devakumar D, Busert L, Sathiadas MG, Jayawardana P, Arulpragasam A, Osmond C, Fall CHD, Wells JCK, Wickramasinghe VP.
The consequences for adolescent health due to early life exposure to natural disasters combined with war are not known. We collected data from adolescents aged 12-13 years in Sri Lanka whose mothers were pregnant during the Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004 in ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Incidence management system of the healthcare institutions for disaster management in Sri Lanka - Rajapaksha NU, Abeysena C, Balasuriya A, Wijesinghe MSD, Manilgama S, Alemu YA.
BACKGROUND: Incident management systems and disaster planning processes facilitate maximal use of available resources. Evaluation of the Incident Command System (ICS) is one of the top five key areas of research priority in the field of surge. The study wa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 24, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

China Offers Troubled Sri Lanka Relief on Debt Repayments
The Export-Import Bank of China has offered to ease Sri Lanka’s financial woes with a two-year moratorium on its debt repayments, according to a reviewed letter. This moratorium could enable Sri Lanka to seek a $2.9 billion loan from the International Monetary Fund, the Export-Import Bank of China…#srilankas #srilanka #imf #srilankan #eff #beijing #alfiehabershon #asiafinancial (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 24, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sri Lanka Says China Willing to Back Debt Restructuring Plan
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Source: Reuters: Health - January 22, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Paris Club Holding Out for China to Support Sri Lanka Debt
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Source: Reuters: Health - January 20, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

India backs Sri Lanka to secure IMF bailout plan amid crisis
India's foreign minister said Friday his country has given financial assurances to the International Monetary Fund to facilitate a bailout plan to help neighboring Sri Lanka emerge from its worst economic crisis, in a first formal announcement from one of the island nation’s creditors. India’s…#srilanka #sjaishankar #ranilwickremesinghe #cabinet #srilankas #imf #srilankan #tamil (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 20, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sri Lanka ’s Lenders Should Cancel Debt, Academics Say in Letter
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Source: Reuters: Health - January 8, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hedge funds holding up vital debt relief for crisis-hit Sri Lanka, warn economists
Some of the world’s most powerful hedge funds and other investors are holding up vital help for crisis-hit Sri Lanka by their hardline stance in debt-relief negotiations after the Asian country’s $51bn (£42bn) default last year, according to 182 economists and development experts from around the…#greece #lebanon #guardian #thomaspiketty #srilankan #debtjustice #yannisvaroufakis #srilanka #suriname #jayatighosh (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 8, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Human-elephant conflict and land cover change in Sri Lanka - Rathnayake CWM, Jones S, Soto-Berelov M, Wallace L.
Human-elephant conflict (HEC) is a key environmental issue in number of Asian countries, including Sri Lanka. Incidents of HEC have significantly increased in Sri Lanka between 1991 and 2018, with 1734 human deaths reported in this period (281% increase), ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Non-Human Animals and Insects Source Type: news

Epidemiological and clinical features of hump-nosed pit viper (Hypnale hypnale and Hypnale zara) envenoming in children - Rathnayaka RMMKN, Ranathunga PEAN, Kularatne SAM.
BACKGROUND: Bites by the hump-nosed pit vipers (HNPV) of the genus Hypnale are the commonest type of venomous snakebites in Sri Lanka. Their bites frequently cause local effects while rarely causing systemic envenoming, that may include acute kidney injury... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 26, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Non-Human Animals and Insects Source Type: news

China Props Up Belt-and-Road Borrowers Via Unusual Channel
Hungry for foreign currency to shore up their dwindling reserves, some troubled countries have in recent years turned to an unusual source of funds: The People’s Bank of China. China’s central bank has funneled billions over the past decade to around 20 countries, including Pakistan, Sri Lanka,…#nike #pakistan #argentina #save #srilanka #laos #peoplesbankofchina #walmart #doordash #thistargetpromocode (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sri Lanka crisis: The children going hungry as food prices soar
Nitisha cannot play as much as she used to. The three-year-old is losing weight and complains of leg pains and weakness. The doctor's diagnosis is clear - Nitisha is underfed and malnourished. But the treatment suggested is difficult to come by for her family - wholesome meals. Like many people in…#hanthana #mathugama #unicef #mrskoog #mrvisvalingam #horawalamahavidyalaya #srilankan #christianskoog #malnutrition #fian (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 8, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news