Free drugs to needy patients

A separate fund was launched with the assistance of concerned local and foreign donors to provide limited assistance worth Rs.30, 000/= to cancer stricken patients with economic hardships to obtain drugs prescribed by doctors at Apeksha Hospital. The assistance seekers have to provide their details in a form which is available at Association’s office with documentary evidence of their financial standing certified by the Grama Niladhari of the area or Divisional Secretary, together with the prescription from Apeksha Hospital.Assistance is also extended to cancer patients to obtain medical test reports from an external laboratory, when recommended by the Apeksha Hospital. The prescribed drugs are bought by the Association and given to patients. Contributions are needed and welcome from those who wish to assist this project.