This #WorldFoodDay we’re featuring three #FoodHeroes in #SriLanka Nishanthi, Sriyani and Jayalath demonstrate that with a little support, better production, better nutrition, and a better environment are possible.
Health & Wellbeing
STRONG FOUNDATIONS – Episode One: Fountain Of Life
In episode one of our brand new series #StrongFoundations, Sade Greenwood takes us into a remote village in #Anuradhapura where the #TokyoCement Group is conducting a life-saving project to end decades of suffering from a severe lack of clean drinking water.
Living With An NCD: How I Overcame Coronary Heart Disease
Every year, coronary heart disease kills more people than any other non-communicable disease, both in Sri Lanka and around the world.
Living With Diabetes: The Unseen Epidemic
Did you know that over 2 million Sri Lankan adults struggle with diabetes mellitus?
We Need To Talk About Mental Health In Sports
When it comes to sports, all those involved — athletes, sponsors and spectators — tend to focus largely on the physical aspects, with mental health taking a backseat. Yet, this is an issue of increasing concern. According to a 2019 consensus statement released by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), up to 35% of elite athletes are affected by some form of mental health issue at some point in their careers.
You Know Someone Who’s Had A Miscarriage
Chances are that you know someone who has gone through a miscarriage or the loss of an infant. But the lack of awareness on the subject is startling
Why You Should Get Tested For HIV
“The main challenge with [testing for HIV] is that people are sure it does not apply to them. But what they don’t realise is, it’s not just about them being safe. It’s about helping fight the stigma — it’s about something greater.”
The Call To Life: Here’s What Makes The 1990 Ambulance Service So Effective
In a span of five years, the 1990 Suwa Seriya ambulance service has saved countless lives. The emergency service receives over 5000 calls per day, and encounters over 1000 incidents each day.
Sri Lanka’s Malnutrition Burden: Where Does The Problem Lie?
A significant percentage of Sri Lankans are malnourished, and not enough people know about it yet.
High-Rise Vertical Living in Sri Lanka: A Sustainable Way Forward?
Colombo’s skyline has witnessed a rapid increase in skyscrapers over the recent years, with luxurious shopping complexes, high-end hotels and restaurants coming together to make the city an urban metropolis offering a multitude of experiences.
The COVID-19 Outbreak: How To Protect Your Mental Health
Apart from your physical health, here’s why it’s important to take care of your mental health during the COVID-19 outbreak, along with 6 expert tips to keep in mind. #AIASriLanka #HealthierLongerBetterLives
Wash Your Hands, Please!
‘Wash your hands’ is probably the phrase you heard the most from your mother when you were younger. The recent outbreak of the Coronavirus, which has been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation has caused this phrase to be emphasized a lot more.
Here’s why this bit of seemingly obvious advice is so important.
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