Heart to Heart International presents medical supplies to Health Ministry | Sunday Observer

Heart to Heart International presents medical supplies to Health Ministry

30 July, 2022

Heart to Heart International, a global humanitarian organisation based in the United States made a presentation of urgent medicinal supplies valued at US$ 908,547 (Rs. 326,077,518) to Sri Lanka last week following a request by the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Washington D.C.

The first consignment of medicinal supplies, at the expense of Heart to Heart International, reached Colombo recently.

The Ministry of Health received the consignment for immediate distribution. Headquartered in Lenexa, Kansas, Heart to Heart International (HHI) is a global humanitarian organisation focused on improving access to health. Since its inception in 1992, HHI has delivered medical aid and supplies worth $2.4 billion to over 130 countries, including within the United States. HHI responds to natural disasters both domestically and internationally by supplying medical relief and mobilising volunteers. The organisation is a four-star Charity Navigator charity, a BBB Accredited charity and is on the ‘Philanthropy 400’.

Heart to Heart International hopes to provide more humanitarian assistance to the Government of Sri Lanka to ensure that the best care is provided to its people. This Embassy and Heart to Heart International shall continue to work in collaboration with the Ministry of Healthto procure more medicinal consignments toSri Lanka in the coming months.