Sri Lanka receives another donation of urgently needed medicines, medical supplies from US

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“Americares”, one of the world’s leading non-profit organizations focused on health and development, has donated urgently needed medical supplies for the people of Sri Lanka worth more than 773,000 US dollars. The donation includes prenatal and lactation vitamins, chronic disease medications, intravascular catheters, syringes, and gloves that are urgently required from the Sri Lankan Ministry of Health, according to the embassy. As a result of facilitating this deed, an MOU was signed between the Ministry of Health in Sri Lanka and Americares enabling future donations to take place, the embassy said further in its statement. A formal certificate handover ceremony took place at the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Washington, D.C. to mark the momentous occasion, with His Excellency Ambassador Mahinda Samarasinghe and Sadhana Rajamoorthi, Americares Deputy Medical Officer for Americares.

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