Sri Lanka’s free health service is one of the best in the world, says WHO Director-General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. NewsIn.Asia reports Dr Tedros as saying that the reason Sri Lanka has such a high-quality health service is because of its free availability.
Ayurveda wellness treatments, yoga and Buddhist mindfulness in Sri Lanka are proving attractive holiday benefits for young Japanese professionals. DeNA, a top Tokyo e-commerce video development company linked to Nintendo, is actively promoting Sri Lanka as a destination because of our mind-and-body health treatments.
Oily fish is good for the brain, and yoga is good for mind and body. Put the two together you have—Sri Lanka, where healthy eating and natural healing have been the cornerstones of life for millennia.
Ayurveda, one of the world’s oldest holistic wellness systems, restores balance between mind, body and spirit—and for 5,000 years, ayurvedic medicine has been passed down from generation to generation in Sri Lanka.
Cannabis, aka marijuana, was freely used throughout Sri Lanka as a traditional wellness medication for generations—until the British arrived and banned it. Now the government is to grow medicinal cannabis for the ayurveda medicine market and for export to the United States.
Remember the Blackberry? Beloved of bankers, movers and shakers, it was the first mobile phone to offer secure emailing. They called it the ‘Crackberry’ because it was so addictive—so the luxurious Santani Wellness Resort & Spa must have thought long and hard about telling its guests: “Leave your phone alone”.
The Times UK reports that “Sri Lanka is one of the hottest destinations on the planet right now”, and that our “new wave of luxury retreats will be kind to your body and your bank balance”.
Sri Lanka’s rich traditions of ayurvedic health and wellness makes it a prime candidate for healing tourism, according to international climate expert Dr Rae Kwon Chung.