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Monday, 26 October 2015 - 12:13
Medicine Store in Puttalam Hospital is vulnerable: Patients’ lives at risk
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Currently the drugs are stored at the hospital corridors and temporary rooms. The thousands of patients from the following areas:-

Puttalam, Kalpitiya, Wanathawilluwa, Nawagathegama, Thabbowa come for treatment daily to this hospital.

According to the hospital records 400 in house patients and 700 out patients are treated per a day.

However the hygienic standard of the prescribed medicine give to them is at stake due to the improper storage of the medicines. The following saline, syringes, hand gloves, liquid medicines are stored without proper standards. And the medicines are being exposed to sunlight and rain was recorded by the Hiru news video camera in this manner.



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