Appeal for a kidney
Mahesh Kumara of Weniwalkola, Kahathuduwa is suffering
from advanced kidney failure. He needs haemodialysis at least twice
Dr. A. L. M. Nazar, Consultant Nephrologist of
the National Hospital has recommended special medication and transplantation
which will cost around Rs. 300,000. The boy’s mother is appealing
to the public to donate an O Positive kidney, and to help meet the
cost of the transplantation. Please contact 0779302736. Any financial
donation could be forwarded to account number 409 207 003481 2 of
the People’s Bank, Kahathuduwa branch.
Seminar on human rights
A seminar on the United Nations Human Rights Council
at the Palace of the Nations Geneva was held recently in co-operation
with the office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights.
The purpose of the seminar was to provide information
on the new Human Rights Council.
Subjects included the importance of the HRC, procedural
matters, urgent measures, special procedures, universal periodic
review and treaty body reforms.
Here Bruna Molina Faidutti – Deputy Secretary
General of the World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA)
is seen with Mohamed Zawahir – Deputy Executive Chairman of
the United Nations Association of Sri Lanka soon after the briefing
to the seminar.