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           A Malaria Free Sri Lanka

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Plan and implement a comprehensive programme to sustain intensive surveillance and outbreak preparedness, prevention and rapid response for malaria elimination in Sri Lanka and to prevent re-introduction of malaria to Sri Lanka.

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Travellers to malaria endemic countries have an increased risk of getting malaria and should take the necessary precautions to reduce contracting the disease.

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There is a scope of work to be performed when a patient is diagnosed with malaria infection. Before the treatment of malaria positive patients, identification of the species of Plasmodium ...
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The Anti Malaria Campaign is responsible for formulating the National strategy for elimination and prevention of re-introduction of malaria in the country. The Anti-Malaria Campaign comes under the purview of the Ministry of Health of the Government of Sri Lanka. The Anti- Malaria Campaign is headed by Director who is responsible to the Deputy Director General (Public Health Services) of the Ministry of Health. The Anti- Malaria Campaign Headquarters is located in the Public Health Complex of the Ministry of Health at Narahenpita.
The Anti-Malaria Campaign carries out its functions through a decentralized mechanism and has twenty one regional offices.
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All over the world on 25th of April “World Malaria Day” is commemorated. The theme of this year is “Invest in the future: Defeat malaria”.
Since October 2012 , there has been no indigenous malaria transmission in Sri Lanka. At present, we are at the phase of prevention of reintroduction of malaria. In 2013 and 2014 there were 95, and 49 malaria patients detected and treated in Sri Lanka.   Read More


A ceremony to felicitate the members of the Anti Malaria Campaign, who have sacrificed more than 25 years of their careers and lives to eliminate malaria from Sri Lanka, was held on the 9th of September 2014, at 9.00 am, at the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute, under the patronage of the Hon. Minister of Health, Mr. Maithreepala Sirisena.   Read More


The World Malaria Day Press Conference 2014 was organized by Anti Malaria Campaign on 24th April 2014 at SLFI under the patronage of Dr. Palitha Mahipala, Director General of Health Services and Dr. Risintha Premaratne ,Director, Anti Malaria Campaign to commemorate World Malaria Day which fell on 25th April 2014.   Read More


Anti Malaria Campaign together with Sarvodaya organized a "World Malaria Day Walk" on 6th May 2014 under the leadership of Dr. Y.D. Nihal Jayathilake (Secretary to the Ministry of Health) , Dr. Palitha Mahipala (Director General of Health Services), Dr. Sarath Amunugama (Deputy Director General of Health Services) and Dr. Risintha Premaratne (Director, Anti Malaria Camapaign) to commemorate World Malaria Day which fell on 25th April 2014.   Read More

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