Status of Healthcare in the Vanni

 by a Sangam member

Many of my friends and colleagues have traveled to NorthEast of the island of Sri Lanka since the ceasefire agreement was signed between the LTTE and the government of Sri Lanka. There have been extensive reports of the destruction of 20 years of war, but none to my knowledge has focused on the destruction to the health care division. Since I work in the healthcare sector I feel compelled to report on this aspect of destruction.

I left Sri Lanka in 1987 on completion of the G.C.E. (O/L) examination at St. John


Posted December 14, 2003