India donates medicine to Kilinochchi hospital
[TamilNet, Wednesday, 23 November 2005, 12:38 GMT]
India's High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, Ms Nirupama Rao, handed over boxes of medicines to for urgent use in Kilinochchi hospital at a simple event held at the Indian Embassy in Colombo, a press release by the Information section of the Indian Embassy said.
Indian High Commissioner Nirupama Rao handing over medicines to Dr Kahandaliyanage, DGHS and Dr Jeganathan, Consultant Dr Sathiyamoorthy, Deputy Provincial Director of Health Services Kilinochchi
Full text of the release follows:
DONATION OF URGENTLY NEEDED MEDICINES TO DISTRICT HOSPITAL KILINOCHCHI BY INDIA
In a simple function held at the High Commission of India, High Commissioner Mrs. Nirupama Rao handed over urgently required medicines for use at the Kilinochchi District Hospital .
The medicines were received by Dr. H.A.P. Kahandaliyanage, Director General of Health Services and Dr. V. Jeganathan, Consultant, North East Health Care-Development. Dr. T. Sathiyamoorthy, Deputy Provincial Director of Health Services Kilinochchi was also present.
The medicines will help alleviate a current shortage at the hospital, thus benefiting the people living in Kilinochchi district.