Urgent Need for Medical Help in the East

Dear All:

There is urgent need for medical help in the East of Sri Lanka:

1. Medical personnel
2. Medicines
a. ORS[oral rehaydration] for diarrhea
b. Antibiotics: cloxacillin, metronidazole[1000 tablets/camp]. - Inform local drs
to support and donate]
c. Antimalarial tablets
d. Disinfectants [for wounds] flavin, etc.
e. Wound dressing [gauze,bandages,bandaid plaster]
f.  Intra-venous fluids [i.v. fluids]

Centre for Health Care and TRO are working together and have set up communication booths in Colombo

410/112 Bullers Rd

[Baudahaloka, Mawatha]

Colombo 7

Tel: 00 9411 269 3254 471
More phone lines will be available soon.

Those travelling to Sri Lanka to volunteer services contact the above upon arrival or before you leave.

Volunteers are urgently needed in the East.

Please inform as many associations and individuals as possible.


Posted January 3, 2005