WHO, IRD provide assistance to Jaffna hospitals

[TamilNet, Friday, 12 June 2009, 16:16 GMT]
World Health Organization (WHO) and International Relief and Development (IRD) representatives handed over nearly 54 packages of Emergency Health Kit to the Director of Public Health Service in Jaffna in an event held in Chaavakachchea’ri recently, sources in Jaffna said. Chaavakachchea’ri government hospital which lacks basic facilities and medicine is the only hospital that the Vanni civilians held in Sri Lanka Army (SLA) detention centres in Jaffna are allowed to seek medical help and the assistance from these international organizations is a timely help, the sources added.

Meanwhile, WHO has also donated nearly one million rupees to the hospitals in Jaffna while IRD has contributed considerable funds to Jaffna hospitals for the purchase of medicines.

An acute of shortage of essential medicines prevail in Jaffna peninsula and its hospitals as the government has not sent medicines to Jaffna hospitals in due time.

 

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