China provides lifesaving drug supply for 6 months!
The Chinese embassy in Colombo has released details with regard to the first batch of the 500 million RMB Chinese grant which will arrive tomorrow (03).
According to the embassy the consignment will include 512,640 syringes of life-saving Enoxaparin Sodium Injection. The drug is commonly used to treat and prevent deep vein thrombosis (DVT) & pulmonary embolism (PE) including during pregnancy & certain types of surgery. Also used in acute coronary syndrome (ACS) & heart attacks, or during hemodialysis.
The consignment will arrive in two flights. The first is to arrive at midnight tomorrow (03) while the second flight is to arrive in the second half of the month.
The two consignments of 512,640 syringes donated by China will be sufficient for Sri Lanka's use for 6 months.
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