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When Worlds Collide #103: Combating Dengue, a ‘Silent Disaster’

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today broadsheet newspaper on 18 April 2014 The theme for World Health Day, observed on April 7, was vector-borne diseases – a major public health challenge in the tropics. It was … Continue reading

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When Worlds Collide #36: Ready, Steady, Innovate?

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday newspaper on 7 October 2012 Last week, I spent many hours at Sri Lanka’s first exhibition of inventions and inventors held at BMICH, Colombo, and took lots of … Continue reading

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