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Joint Press Release by the Embassy of Sri Lanka, Washington D.C., and Heart to Heart International, United States

Heart to Heart 5th Donation

Under the guidance of His Excellency Ambassador Mahinda Samarasinghe, Heart to Heart International has obtained all necessary government approvals for the fifth in-kind donation of urgent medical aid, worth approximately $5,735,953 USD (i.e., LKR 1.87 billion), to the people of Sri Lanka. Facilitated by the Ministry of Health in Sri Lanka and this Embassy, the fifth donation has arrived in Colombo, Sri Lanka, via air on 08 May 2023. The latest donation includes specialized medicines such as labetalol for high blood pressure; prednisone to treat several conditions, such as inflammation, severe allergies, and asthma etc.; and fluticasone salmeterol to treat symptoms of asthma and shortness of breathing.

The Sri Lankan Embassy in Washington, D.C. is immensely thankful to Heart to Heart International for the generous donations made to the people of Sri Lanka. Heart to Heart International has borne all expenses, and the donation will be received by the Ministry of Health for immediate distribution at no cost to the people of Sri Lanka.

Headquartered in Lenexa, Kansas, Heart to Heart International (HHI) is a global humanitarian organization focused on improving access to health. Since its inception in 1992, HHI has delivered medical aid and supplies worth $2.5 billion to more than 130 countries, including within the United States. HHI responds to natural disasters both domestically and internationally by supplying medical relief and mobilizing volunteers. The organization is a 4-star Charity Navigator charity, a BBB Accredited charity and is on the "Philanthropy 400."

Embassy of Sri Lanka,                                                          Heart to Heart International,

Washington, D.C.                                                                  Kansas

11 May 2023