World Health Day 2020
People’s health is vital for the growth of a nation. It makes an important contribution to the economic progress and the productivity of people. To make the nation’s population healthy, the contribution of Health officials is of utmost importance. Even during this COVID-19 pandemic, they are the frontliners risking their lives daily to protect others. This World Health Day, people in Sri Lanka come together to salute all those who are serving in the health sector – from doctors to nurses to the cleaning staff in health facilities for their unwavering service.
Since 1977, World Vision Sri Lanka has been serving the people of Sri Lanka, in development and relief programmes. The Area Development Programme (ADP) are a long term programme spanning from 12-15 years that primarily focuses on children and their communities.
Area Rehabilitation Programme (ARP) is an initiative that World Vision Sri Lanka initiated to work with the returned communities to help rebuild their lives and livelihood.
The Street Children Programme cares for the street children in the target areas of the country.
In 2017 World Vision was working with 2000 communities in more than 600 small administrative Divisions located 20 Districts, impacting the lives of over 250,000 children and their families.
It takes a nation
Violence, in all it’s forms, is the biggest issue affecting children today. But it doesn’t have to be this way.
Stop a lost generation
Isolated in unsafe homes, sent to work or pushed into early marriage, millions of boys and girls could be facing physical, emotional and sexual abuse as result of the pandemic.
Many children are already suffering and helplines are being overwhelmed with calls.
The effects on these children will last a lifetime. We must prevent this devastating legacy.
Please help us to convince governments and UN agencies to act.
Please call on governments and institutions to urgently increase funding for health, education and other social services that protect children from all forms of violence and abuse, especially for girls and boys at greater risk due to the impacts of COVID-19.
Stop a lost generation
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