Wednesday, July 29, 2015

President Sirisene Called An International Assistance To Combat The Mysterious Kidney Disease In Dry Zone

President Maithripala Sirisene has  today called  an International Assistance to combat the Mysterious Kidney Disease that spreading among st Farmers mainly in North Central Province.

During a meeting held today at President's House in Colombo with  Foreign Ambassadors ,President has stressed that around 40,000 farmers in the dry zone have been infected with this kidney disease already and around 1000 patients are dying annually due to the disease.

After a number of research  done regarding the mysterious kidney disease the medical experts have identified that there's a link between the drinking water use in dry zone and the kidney disease President has revealed,

After the President's briefing on the Kidney Disease all the  Foreign Ambassadors that present at the meeting have pledged to grant any assistance from their countries to prevent spreading of the Kidney Disease in dry zone.

According to the President's Media Unit the representative of World Health Organization(WHO) who was at the meeting has pledged that the WHO will support to carry out further research on the Kidney Disease and the representative participated behalf of European Union has assured that the Union will consider to increase the aid currently given for the Drinking Water Projects in Sri Lanka.

The Australian Ambassador has pledged that her country will funded to inaugurate a  drinking water project that can supply water for around 100,000 residents in Northern Province.The Japanese Ambassador has promised the president that the Japanese Government will grant aid for thousands of  Patients who are suffering from Kidney Disease in Anuradhapura District.

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