‘ITUKAMA’ Fund grants Rs. 100 Mn to Health Ministry for PCR tests

‘ITUKAMA’ Fund grants Rs. 100 Mn to Health Ministry for PCR tests

May 29, 2020   12:15 pm

-

‘ITUKAMA’ Healthcare and Social Security Fund has granted Rs. 100 million to the Ministry of Health for carrying out Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) tests.

The Director General of Health Services, Dr. Anil Jasinghe announced this today (29).

The media campaign ‘ITUKAMA’– the fund-raising initiative for the COVID-19 Healthcare and Social Security Fund – was launched on May 13.

The COVID-19 Fund was established by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to support and strengthen activities to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and related social welfare program.

Subsequently, on May 21, the government announced that the COVID-19 Fund is being operated under the brand name ‘ITUKAMA’. Accordingly, the Fund was renamed ‘ITUKAMA – COVID-19 Healthcare and Social Security Fund’. The branding was carried out in order to attract more local and foreign benefactor.

Disclaimer: All the comments will be moderated by the AD editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or slanderous. Please avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment and avoid typing all capitalized comments. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by flagging them(mouse over a comment and click the flag icon on the right side). Do use these forums to voice your opinions and create healthy discourse.

Most Viewed Video Stories