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Transport facilities for health staff

The Red Cross Society has launched a programme to provide transport facilities to health staff in support of the Ministry’s efforts to combat COVID.

The Red Cross, therefore, has agreed to provide 50,000 trips by Uber to cover the Colombo, Kalutara, Gampaha and Kandy Districts on a cost-effective basis.Additional Secretary Medical Services Dr.Sunil De Alwis said that the Ministry will provide the transport facilities to the officers of the Provincial Health Services Directors and Central Government Hospitals engaged in COVID control activities in the Colombo, Kalutara, Gampaha and Kandy Districts and the staff in COVID control programmes.

Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi thanked Red Cross Director General Dr. Mahesh Gunasekara, for providing the transport facilities that were a major requirement for the health staff during the COVID pandemic.