Wednesday, April 22, 2009

More medicines to Northern Sri Lanka hospitals

Apr 22, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Health Ministry has taken measures to send more medicines to the hospitals in the North where the sick and injured civilians are being treated at the moment.

Dr. Sarath Weerabandara, the Director of the Medical Supply Unit of the Ministry confirmed that they will send seven trucks with additional medicines and medical equipments to the hospitals in the coming days.

Most of the sick and injured persons are receiving treatments at the hospitals in Vavuniya, Anuradhapura, and Mannar.

According to the sources nearly 5,500 civilians are receiving treatments at those hospitals due to injuries caused by the LTTE firing.

Sri Lanka Air Force has air lifted nearly 238 patients, including children to the Anuradhapura hospital yesterday.

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