Tobacco impedes sustainable development. Through the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control 2030 project, UNDP partners with the Convention Secretariat and WHO to support fifteen low- and middle-income countries to strengthen tobacco control in line with the SDGs.

Sri Lanka has made health history after spending three years free of any new measles cases (The Indian Express, July 10), and the World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared that the deadly childh

Dengue has become a major public health problem in Sri Lanka with a considerable economic burden.

Sri Lanka is seeking greater international protection for several lizard species found nowhere else on Earth.

International regulations designed to limit the environmental impact of electronic waste could be making the problem worse, experts in Southeast Asia say.

Farmers and authorities throughout Asia need to be vigilant against fall armyworm invasions, after confirmation that the fast-moving pest has spread from India to China and now to South-East As

Environmental groups involved in talks at a United Nations conference in Kenya have accused the US of blocking an ambitious global response to plastic pollution.

Sri Lanka hosts the latest CITES conference this May, where member states will consider proposals for protections for a wide range of species.

A reliable supply of water is critical for agricultural intensification and yield improvement. Technological devices that lift, transport and apply water contribute to increased yield from improved crop varieties and high input cultivation.

Sri Lanka's Health Ministry will introduce e-health cards by the end of this year, which will uplift the country's free state health sector, local media reported Thursday.

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