Programme underway to provide medicine to patients amidst COVID-19

Programme underway to provide medicine to patients amidst COVID-19

Programme underway to provide medicine to patients amidst COVID-19

Written by Pavani Hapuarachchi

22 Nov, 2020 | 12:30 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st): The Ministry of Health has launched several programs to issue medicine for patients who are unable to seek medical advice given the COVID-19 pandemic, health authorities said.

“A programme is currently underway to provide medicine for patients who cannot visit clinics as a result of the prevailing situation,” Dr. Asela Gunawardena, the Director-General of Health Services said on Sunday (Nov. 22).

The programme got underway in the Mutuwal area on Saturday (Nov. 21) by a group of doctors who visited the area and issued necessary medicine for the patients, Dr. Gunawardena further noted.

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