Health Ministry announces ‘Child protection week”

Health Ministry announces ‘Child protection week”

By Keshala Dias

Oct 01, 2016 | 2:11 pm

The Ministry of Health has taken steps to announce a child protection week inline with International Children’s Day.

The ministry stated that  the objective of enacting this week is to reduce the number of accidents involving children.

The week will be enacted by the Ministry of Health, the Expert Committee on Ergonomics of the Sri Lanka Medical Association, the Ministry of Education, the Sri Lanka Police and the National Child Protection Authority.