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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2831

Cuba donates medical assistance to Sri Lanka

Havana, 26 September, (

The two Cuban State Enterprises, namely, Centre of Molecular Immunology (CIM ) and its commercial branch, CIMAB, which are in the forefront of conducting research and the production of therapeutical treatments for a range of illnesses, have donated a consignment of cancer vaccine to a lung cancer patient in Sri Lanka.

As it is well known, the Cuba has earned a worldwide reputation for the medical breakthroughs in the treatment of lung cancer which is now available for cancer patients in other countries.

The Cuban authorities, having received the Patient’s request through the Sri Lankan Embassy in Havana, decided to extend the donation as a gesture of goodwill. The medical consignment donated by Cuba on this occasion includes vaccines for a period of 6 months.

The Sri Lankan Ambassador, Sarath Dissanayake who received the donation at the CIMAB Head Office in Havana recently, thanked the Cuban side for the generous offer and said that the humanitarian gesture on the part of Cuba is a testimony of the long standing friendship and solidarity enjoyed by Sri Lanka and Cuba at all levels.

- Asian Tribune -

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