Maternal Mortality review was done by the Family Health Bureau on 10.07.2020. Ampara, Kalmunai and Batticaloa regions were reviewed and the values are above the national Maternal Mortality rate of 32%.The maternal deaths during the year 2019 only accounted in the review.
Ampara revealed 3 maternal deaths, Kalmunai and Batticaloa revealed 4 deaths each for year 2019. And the Trincomalee review meeting will be held in the near future.
The PDHS, Dr. A.Lathaharan has launched the annual Non Communicable Disease screening for the year 2020 to the staff of the Provincial Department of health Services, Eastern Province on 15.07.2020
All fifty seven staff attended to the screening programme and found only five newly High Blood pressure personnel among the staff was significant.