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IMO donates medical equipment

Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne in discussion with Canadian High Commissioner David McKinnon.

The International Organization of Migrants (IMO) has donated medical equipment to several local hospitals assisted by the Canadian Government, Health Ministry spokesman said.

He said the IMO donated eight monitoring machines valued at Rs. 2. 5 million to state hospitals in the Kalutara and Ratnapura districts.

Canadian High Commissioner in Sri Lanka David McKinnon handed over the machines to Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne at the Health Ministry recently, he said.

The IOM is committed to the principle that humane and orderly migration benefits migrants and society.

As a leading international organisation for migration, the IOM acts with its partners in the international community to meet growing challenges in Managing migration, understanding related issues, encouraging social and economic development through migration and upholding human dignity and well-being of migrants.