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A programme to donate human organs will be introduced to Sri Lanka


Kidney disease specialist of the Sri Jayawardenapura hospital Dr. Chinthana Galahitiyawa says that donation of human organs will be introduced to Sri Lanka. Currently, donations of human organs are being carried out in several countries in the world. 18th of February in each year will be declared as the national day of the persons who donate human organs. This decision has been taken by a team of surgeons at the Sri Jayewardenepura hospital.
A march will be held from the Diyawanna cafeteria complex in Madiwela to the hospital premises on the 18th of February under the patronage of the President and the health minister. The person who wish to donate their organs can be registered. Dr. Galahitiyawa made these remarks participating in a programme of the SLBC this morning.