Costing over quality in Sri Lanka’s healthcare system
The aftermath of the civil war has left Sri Lanka recuperating, rebuilding and restructuring and while healthcare occupies a fairly prominent place on the government’s agenda, there is still everything to do in terms of the quality of the drug supply. This island country is prone to natural disasters and […]
The lack of checks and balances in Sri Lanka’s democracy
A democratic state by definition leaves political leaders at the mercy of voters, but one look at Sri Lanka’s provincial council elections is enough to bring you back to reality: in this island nation the voters may speak but it is the politicians who will be heard. The elections in […]
When will Batticaloa get Sustainable Development?
From curfews, security-checks to being thrust into a tourism circus, the people of Batticaloa just welcome everything with that embracing smile.
Qualified Yet Unemployed: The Plight of Educated Young People in Sri Lanka
Sanjana Wickramasinghe, a 23 year-old hotel receptionist in Kandy, spends a good part of her morning browsing through job portals online and newspapers looking for a better opportunity. “I feel like I’m not doing justice to my education: with a degree in hotel management, I’m stuck here answering calls every […]