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Unfortunately we do not have recorded evidence in these areas of
health care facilities. But in Sri Lanka, most of the patients get
admitted to an accident and emergency department within four hours
But a lot of people spend hours of their valuable time in out patient
departments and in clinics to see a doctor and to get the drugs which are
issued free of charge.
It is unfortunate that only the rich can go to private hospitals and get a
good service from a friendly environment and from skilled doctors and
Local authorities do not like to emphasize and highlight these issues
due various political and other issues. So the whole system needs
modifications to meet the needs in twenty first century.