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Adequate drugs, goods available to meet requirements

A decision has been taken by the Health Ministry to provide adequate stocks of required drugs, medical equipment, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and all the other requirements, Health Ministry spokesman said.

According to the spokesman the decision made during a special discussion held with the participation of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi and officials of the Health Ministry, Medical Supplies Division, State Pharmaceuticals Corporation and Hospital directors.

“The main objective of the discussion was discussing the measures that need to be taken to prevent and control COVID-19 and strengthening medical treatment offered to infected people.

All required funds will be provided to the relevant divisions. Local purchasing will be permitted, the spokesman said.

The distribution of goods will be done in the next two days and follow up inspections will be carried out. Several officials took part in the discussion.

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