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Ayurveda doctor Tharanga Kumari Wickramasuriya of Herumanagoda, Ambalangoda was felicitated for her invention of an Ayurveda drug to heal dengue fever. The ceremony was held under the patronage of Southern Province Chief Minister Shan Wijayalal de Silva.

The drug invented following years of experiments by Dr. Tharanga has been approved and recommended by the Ayurveda Medical Board as a drug for dengue.

Thousands of dengue patients have been successfully healed by this Ayurveda treatment. Dr. Tharanga also invented a drug to raise the immunity of HIV affected patients by 100 percent which has also been recommended by the Ayurvedic Medical Board.

A past pupil of Aluthwala Maha Vidyalaya and Galle Sanghamitta Balika Vidyalaya, she graduated from the Sri Lanka Ayurveda Medical College. Her father is also a traditional snake-bite physician.

Provincial Councillors and Southern Province officials participated in the ceremony.


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