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Sri Lanka

  • By: Justin Corfield
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

The island country of Sri Lanka is located off the south coast of India. Known as Ceylon, it was occupied by the Dutch from the seventeenth century, and then by the British who held it until independence on February 4, 1948, ...

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