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Economic burden on households with people with non-communicable diseases, with special reference to cancer: priorities for policy options pertaining to the Sri Lankan context Jayasinghe, Rajapaksha Pathirathnage Chamarie Kanchana; Sombat Thamrongthanyawong (National Institute of Development Administration, 2016)
Non-communicable diseases have become a major threat to Sri Lanka as well as all developing and developed countries. Though the government provides all health facilities free of charge at public hospitals, people have to bear the out-of-pocket expenditure. The expenditure compared to other diseases is double the burden from non-communicable diseases