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Sri Lanka receives medical equipment worth 500 Mn yen from Japan

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Colombo  (Daily Mirror) - In a significant stride towards combating non-communicable diseases (NCD) and curbing associated fatalities in Sri Lanka, the Japanese government has contributed a donation of 500 million yen worth of cutting-edge medical equipment to the Sri Jayawardenepura General Hospital. 

Accordingly, medical equipment worth 49 million yen is set to be received in the first phase.

The official handover ceremony took place today (6), under the patronage of Minister of Health and Industry, Dr. Ramesh Pathirana, and Ambassador of the Republic of Japan, Mizukoshi Hideaki.

As part of the first phase, essential modification equipment for the Angio-CT machine, including Radiology Equipment (Angio-CT Machine) and Surgical Instrument sets, have been delivered. 

Furthermore, the donation encompasses ophthalmic equipment, featuring an Automated Refractometer and Three Slit Lamp. Notably, the Intensive Care Unit received three beds, along with one recovery bed, enhancing the hospital's critical care capabilities.


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  • Morajee Wednesday, 06 December 2023 05:51 PM

    Thank you Japan. You are always our good hearted friend all times.

    DJ Wednesday, 06 December 2023 05:56 PM

    Remember it's a donation, don't make patients pay for using the machine.

    Ram Thursday, 07 December 2023 02:58 AM

    Is it a gift or a purchase? If it is a purchase we must pay. If the President can curtail his overseas stints baiting parliamentarians that will save some money. we must save dollars as much as possible as too may dollar accounts to settle

    Kantale Vivien Silva Friday, 08 December 2023 07:01 AM

    While Gonas are stealing, taking Kappam and Pagas Big thief going around the world with small thieves! Help is for poor people waiting to vote for these Horas!


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