NIMH, Sri Lanka Guidelines V 2.1 – 17.09.2022

These guidelines are for use at NIMH and need to be understood by all groups of staff. Guidelines will be updated periodically and this shall exist as a living document. It is only through all types of staff working together that patient care will improve. The following staff officers will be responsible for disseminating and […]

NIMH expanded the 1926 National Mental Health Helpline to WhatsApp service with the support of Airtel.

The nation’s preferred telco among youth, Airtel Lanka in partnership with the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), announced a major expansion of the 1926 National Mental Health Helpline to now include a dedicated Whatsapp service. Anyone in need of mental health assistance can now reach NIMH’s National Mental Health Helpline via WhatsApp on 075 […]

1926 Decentralization to provinces and districts and Release of the National Mental Health Health Policy

1926 National Mental Health Support Service, founded by the National Mental Health Sciences in 2018, provincial and districts, and unveiling of National Mental Health Policy, today (16) Health Minister Keheliya Rambukwella In Colombo under the patronage of me Ongoing. Similarly, Kandy District started the mental health support service in 1926 officially at the premises built […]

World Patient Safety Day

Every person around the world will, at some point in their life, take medications to prevent or treat illness. However, medications sometimes cause serious harm if incorrectly stored, prescribed, dispensed, administered, or monitored insufficiently. Unsafe medication practices and medication errors are leading causes of avoidable harm in health care across the world. Medication errors occur […]

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