Sri Lanka gets medical aid worth $6.9 million
Heart to Heart International has obtained all necessary government approvals for the fourth in-kind donation of urgent medical aid, worth an approximate of $6,987,269.78 USD (i.e., LKR 2.6 billion), to the people of Sri Lanka. In collaboration with the Ministry of Health in Sri Lanka and its embassy in Washington, the donation was scheduled to arrive in Colombo Sri Lanka in mid-February. The latest donation includes specialized medicines such as: Everolinus, an immunosuppressant used for organ transplants; and Sunitinib Malate, used for cancer treatments.
The Sri Lankan embassy in Washington, DC is immensely thankful to Heart to Heart International for the generous donations made to the people of Sri Lanka. Heart to Heart International has borne all expenses, and the donation will be received by the Ministry of Health for immediate distribution at no cost to the people of Sri Lanka.
Headquartered in Lenexa, Kansas, Heart to Heart International (HHI) is a global humanitarian organization focused on improving access to health. HHI responds to natural disasters both domestically and internationally by supplying medical relief and mobilizing volunteers.