Sri Lanka to delay non-essential & non-urgent surgeries at Govt hospitals due to shortage

February 12, 2023 at 12:00 PM

A decision has been taken to delay non-essential and non-urgent surgeries at Government hospitals Sri Lanka.

However, essential and urgent surgeries will be performed as usual, Health Ministry said.

The decision has been taken due to the shortage of medicines and equipment.

The health ministry has advised giving priority to urgent surgeries and delaying non-urgent surgeries in hospitals. (NewsWire)