In response to the COVID-19 threat, the Government of Sri Lanka has made it mandatory for people to wear masks when in public spaces.
This briefly outlines some important points for using masks effectively.
— Tuberculosis is the leading infectious cause of death globally and is a major healthcare burden for developing countries. In May 2014, World Health Organization (WHO) unanimously passed resolution to support “ENDTB” strategy
— Surgical site infections are a threat to patient safety. Infection results in pain, suffering, delayed wound healing, longer post-operative hospital stays, and additional surgical procedures. This may require intensive care and often results in higher mortality.