Darley Butler ‘Friends’ diapers to assist Helpage healthcare programme
Sri Lanka’s leading pharmaceutical finished products manufacturer and distributor Darley Butler Health Care (DBHC) recently donated Rs.500,000 to Helpage Sri Lanka (HASL) to provide healthcare facilities for less privileged senior citizens.
Accordingly, Darley Butler Health Care Unit recently entered i nto an agreement with Helpage, to contribute a donation from the proceeds of each ‘Friends Adult Diapers’ pack to Helpage, for providing free medical and eye care to senior citizens.
Darley Butler Health Care Unit was established in 2001 and currently engaged in the marketing and distribution of pharmaceutical products including ‘Friends Adults Diapers’ and other laboratory products.
Helpage Executive Director Samantha Liyanawaduge admired Darley Butler Health Care Unit for signing this agreement and highlighted this contribution will help Helpage Eye Hospital in Wellawatta to conduct free cataract surgeries and improve the vision of underprivileged senior citizens.
He said Helpage Eye Hospital so far performed 38,000 free cataract surgeries on needy senior citizens and there is a marked improvement in donations from individuals and the corporate sector towards this programme.