Tamil Nadu to send meds worth Rs 8.87cr to Sri Lanka in first phase

Health Minister Ma Subramanian, on Sunday, inspected the drug warehouse in Chennai which stores essential medicines that the State plans to send to Sri Lanka, in the first phase.

By Express News Service

CHENNAI:  Health Minister Ma Subramanian, on Sunday, inspected the drug warehouse in Chennai which stores essential medicines that the State plans to send to Sri Lanka, in the first phase. The Tamil Nadu government had passed a resolution in the Assembly last month to send medicines worth Rs 28 crore to the crisis-hit island nation which is in dire need of supplies.

“In total, 137 types of medicines will be sent. For the first phase, we have shortlisted 55 drugs worth Rs 8.87 crore. They have been packed with utmost care in 700 cartons. Seven types of these medicines require complete refrigeration,” said the minister.

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