Media-Human Rights Organization is a non-profit Non Governmental Organization (NGO) dedicated to supporting community and implementing schemes to uplift economic and social standards of the people to develop self-confidence, co-operation and unity among communities and to evoke their inherent strength and resources to bring about an all round development in their moral and economic standard of life. We co-operate with government and other organizations and individuals with similar objectives of Media-Human Rights to achieve and implement our objectives and help and assist the fellow human being who require our services and attention.
Media-Human Rights is central to its core values. The Organization conducts its dealings in an ethical and responsible way. Media-Human Rights has invested in a number of initiatives to maintain its strong compliance and fostering an ethical work culture, ensuring a safe and secure work environment for workers, protecting the environment, supporting the communities developing sustainable technologies and services. The Media-Human Rights believes and maintaining high standards will result in a range of sustainable benefits to all stakeholders. It efforts help to motivate people , support community growth and development, minimize risk, reduce waste, and increase value to the society. We are committed to create strong relationships. We believe that human resources are the most effective feature of any society. The progress and forward march of any country is depended on its human resources and we therefore, empower them to their full potentials.
“Forget what you can get and see what you can give.”
Media-Human Rights is a non-profit Non Governmental Organization which provides medical assistance to the needy and poor Sri Lankan people. It is an organization strives to provide enriching environment and programs to persons with disabilities. We believe that life is sacred and we enhances the quality of life for people with disabilities and their families through our commitment to comfort, joy and achievement. We are committed to supporting individuals with disabilities in reaching their fullest potential by providing positive resources and information to families, communities and health care providers while promoting a competent level of awareness and understanding.
Media-Human Rights is to provide cancer patients and their families with financial, spiritual, emotional and physical support; while promoting survivor unity, strength and togetherness. Our organization wishes to enhance the lives of cancer patients one wish at a time. The financial expenses in connection with cancer are often vast and most of the patients it is not possible to bear high cost. Even having health insurance does not guarantee a patient be able to afford treatment. Majority of the people have no health insurance in Sri Lanka. We have started our researching our options before a financial crisis develops. We want to be a sources of financial assistance available to people with cancer.
“Help today because tomorrow you may be the one who needs help!”
In Sri Lanka, chronic kidney disease has become a major health issue over the past years. The root cause of the disease has not been definitively identified up till now. Initially affecting several rural communities around North Central and Uva Provinces of Sri Lanka, and now prevalent in North Western, Eastern, Southern and Central provinces, and parts of the Northern Province of the island. According to the World Health Organization, approximately 15% of the population in Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa and Badulla Districts between the age group 15-70 years are affected by this disease. Although majority of those affected are male paddy farmers and agricultural labourers, there are now a growing number of women and children being affected. The WHO believes that this unknown disease is an environmental-exposure disease caused by multiple factors such as chronic exposure to kidney damaging pesticides, arsenic, lead, cadmium, poor diet and genetic susceptibility to kidney failure. As an Organization which concerned about poor people, we are duty bound and committed to help these patients in Sri Lanka.
“Give your share to show you care!”
In Sri Lanka there are many heart patients who have been advised by cardiologists to undergo bypass surgeries but they have no financial resources to undergo these surgeries. In Government hospitals there are waiting list and when the time come to do their surgery, they are not among the living. This is a very pathetic situation in this country we have to be ashamed of. We Media-Human Rights is searching out the possibilities to help out these heart patients and we are soliciting the support of philanthropists to help them in whatever possible manner.
Diabetic is a huge health issue in today in Sri Lanka. Even children are affected with this disease. Media-Human Rights is committed to help the diabetic patients with the help of professionals who provide diabetes nutrition care and education services. We promote professional standards to strengthen and expand the role of the professional dietitian in diabetes practice; responds to the needs of diabetes patients with regard to diabetes nutrition issues; promotes clinical and educational research to improve diabetes management; develops guidelines for the nutritional management and proper exercises for diabetes patients and maintains a network of practicing doctors and dietitians available for consultation services to health professionals and people with diabetes.
There is a possible dengue outbreak always with heavy rains and it is necessary to conduct special dengue eradication programmes in risk areas to minimize the danger of an outbreak. Over 44,000 people were reported to have contracted dengue this year -2016. We have to pay strong attention to controlling the disease and we have inspect mosquito breeding premises and removing them to ensure an end to this deadly disease. Dengue is a serious viral disease transmitted by the bite of the mosquitoes. Dengue fever is a severe, flu-like illness that affects older children and adults. The symptoms of dengue fever vary according to the age and general health of the patient. Infants and young children may have a fever with a measles-like rash, which is difficult to distinguish from influenza, measles, malaria, infectious hepatitis and other diseases with fever. Older children and adults may have similar symptoms or symptoms ranging from mild illness to very severe disease.