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Chief Incumbent of Abhayaramaya Temple, Narahenpita, Ven Muruthettuwe Ananda visited the area collecting relief items for those affected by the recent disasters in the country. A woman handing over some items.

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GMOA cautions lactating

mothers not to get duped


The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) yesterday cautioned lactating mothers to beware of the ploys used by manufacturers of infant milk food formula, during the present disaster situation.

Secretary of the GMOA, Dr Nalinda Herath said there were possibilities of infant formula producers attempting to promote their products among lactating mothers by distributing milk food free of charge. Those companies would only be exploiting their mental condition and banking on the mythical belief that they would not be able to breast feed their infants in a disaster situation. There had been similar incidents during the 2004 tsunami, and the 2010 floods that hit Colombo, he observed.

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