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Another stage of the Kidney Diseases Clinic launched

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor August 13, 2018 19:18

Another stage of the Kidney Diseases Clinic launched

Another stage of the Kidney Diseases Clinic organized under the Kidney Disease Prevention programme was successfully held in the Tissamaharama area.

The Clinic was organized by the Tissamaharama Uddakandara Vihare. A large group patronized. A water purification machine was installed as a solution to drinking water issue in the area. It cost 2.8 million rupees. It can purify ten thousand litres per day.

A group including Project Director of the Presidential Task Force on Prevention of the Kidney Disease Asela Iddawela joined in the occasion.

Project Director of the Presidential Task Force on Kidney Disease Prevention said that it had been confirmed from all clinics that between five and seven percent are down with the kidney disease. Also based on the results of the clinics and awareness programmes, it has been possible to bring this figure down to below five percent.

In addition Asela Iddawela said that on the orders of the President they have taken action to provide 485 water purification machines to areas where the kidney disease is rife. Accordingly 4.8 million litres of drinking water is being provided daily free to the people. He added that this too has become a main factor to the prevention of the kidney disease.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor August 13, 2018 19:18