|Foreign Ministry Seva Vanitha Unit donates medical equipment to Nikaweratiya Base Hospital|
|Friday, 19 September 2008|
The Seva Vanitha Unit of the Foreign Ministry has presented medical equipment to the new Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Nikaweratiya Base Hospital, upon a request of the Ministry of Health. Additional Secretary of the Ministry, Jayantha Palipane on behalf of the President of the Seva Vanitha Unit of the Foreign Ministry Deepthi Bogollagama, handed over the equipment to the Provincial Director of Health of the North Western Province, Dr. A.K.S.B. de Alwis and the Acting District Medical Officer, Dr. A.D.P.M.D. Athukorale, last Saturday (13th September 2008) at the hospital.
The donation of this urgently required medical equipment was made possible by Dr. Thomas H.C. Cheung, Honorary Consul for Sri Lanka in Hong Kong and flown to Sri Lanka by the courtesy of SriLankan Airlines.
The equipment consists of a Philips Defibrillator, a Resmed C-Pap Machine and a Philips CTG Machine. The total value of medical equipment, including earlier donations made by the Foreign Ministry Seva Vanitha Unit to the ICU at the Base Hospital in Nikaweratiya now stands at Rs. 5 million.
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