The “cold chain” is the name given to a system of people and equipment which ensures that the correct quantity of potent vaccine reaches the women and children who need it from the point of production. The cold chain system is necessary because vaccines are delicate substances that lose potency if they are exposed to temperatures that are too warm or too cold. High levels of immunization coverage are useless if the vaccine that was used is not potent!
Zika Leaflet ( Sinhala/English )
Revised Guidelines for Clinical Management, Laboratory Investigation and Surveillance of Patients with Zika Virus Infection
Disease Surveillance in Flood Affected Areas
1. Health messages for public
2. Reporting formats for flood affected areas
Immunization coverage assessment survey
Ebola Preparedness – Assessment in Sri Lanka
Polio Eradication Endgame Plan
Influenza in pregnancy
Introduction of the Inactivated Polio Vaccine
Symposium on Challenges in Prevention and Control of Hepatitis C
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...
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