Rajitha intends to build three hospitals similar to Mt. Elizabeth

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Health and Nutrition Minister Rajitha Senaratne, in his first public address after recovery from a heart surgery at Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore, said yesterday he intended building three similar hospitals in Sri Lanka with financial backing from Russia, Austria and Germany.

At the ceremony at BMICH, the minister appearing for the the first time in public after his by-pass surgery, said the Health Ministry would train health staff with the assistance of TEMASEC Foundation in Singapore to further develop the health sector and make our free health service more meaningful.

Commenting on the joint opposition, he said the gentlemen in Geneva knew quite well the joint opposition and the good governance in Sri Lanka and were capable of separating milk from water.

He said one must not get anxious over the venomous tongue wagging against Sri Lanka in Geneva by members of the joint opposition.

Commenting on his recuperation at Mount Elizabeth, the minister said he was treated by a Sri Lanka doctor named Sivadasan and added the hospital was generous and patient-friendly. (Sandun A Jayasekera)

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  • rw Saturday, 02 April 2016 11:51 AM

    who paid your bill via DM Android App

    Wesko Saturday, 02 April 2016 11:57 AM

    Welcome back Sir, good idea.. But with GMOA can you implement it?

    Leo Saturday, 02 April 2016 11:58 AM

    Generous and friendly unlike our medical system. Non generous and pocket friendly. via DM Android App

    anja Saturday, 02 April 2016 12:07 PM

    when it is built by using poor ppl tax payment they would get the benefit. Poor guy will die on the floor at no bed no medicine government hospital via DM Android App

    Sapu Saturday, 02 April 2016 12:14 PM

    Singaporean hospitals are Like Heaven on Earth! Lets get things started soon in SL too

    kandda Saturday, 02 April 2016 12:41 PM

    thinking giving ppl what you experienced is part of the good govenece. agreed. via DM Android App

    Lolitha Saturday, 02 April 2016 12:47 PM

    Please first help to lift the ban on fish export to EU countries and implement promised national drug policy to free the people from medical drug mafia and then try to build 3 hospitals.

    Parson Saturday, 02 April 2016 12:57 PM

    Minister obviously did not have confidence in his own hospitals

    Lal Saturday, 02 April 2016 01:08 PM

    Singaporean doctors are much more proffesional

    Arnold Saturday, 02 April 2016 01:20 PM

    GOOD!! BUT PLEASE DO IT WITH YOUR OWN MONEY. NO MORE INCREASE IN TAXES PLEASE!!

    Massdeen Saturday, 02 April 2016 01:23 PM

    He only intends, can he walk the talk?

    Bala Saturday, 02 April 2016 01:43 PM

    Very ambitious. Just get us one for the time being instead of 3. that would be enough for a start.

    REALPATRIAT Saturday, 02 April 2016 02:00 PM

    Please put into practice your good intention. We all wish you success in your new venture. via DM Android App

    Raj Saturday, 02 April 2016 02:14 PM

    And also get some Doctors who are real professional and not just money oriented!!

    Mourner Saturday, 02 April 2016 03:00 PM

    Unfortunately the late Ven. Sobitha Thero and others like Dr. Jayalath did not survive. via DM Android App

    Bluebird Saturday, 02 April 2016 03:03 PM

    When you are warded in private hospitals each and every doctor peep into bed and go and the charges will go up like taxi meter.

    Saman Sunday, 03 April 2016 04:22 PM

    Sir, Why did you wait until you suffered a hart attack?Have you never witnessed them before?

    Asoka Saturday, 02 April 2016 04:05 PM

    Good...!! but do it with a minimum commission basis...!!

    Kosala Saturday, 02 April 2016 04:10 PM

    Build at least one. via DM Android App


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