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Schoolchildren will be tested for non-infectious diseases

 

 

Schoolchildren will be tested for non-infectious diseases at special centers to be set up at every school. Minister Rajitha Senarathne told a function in Colombo yesterday that he would consult the Education Minister to take a decision with regard to the foodstuffs being sold at school canteens. A minister added that a special tax on the sugar content of beverages would help prevent non-infectious diseases among schoolchildren.