Essential hospital equipment worth Rs. 3,025,000.00 have been donated to Pottuvil Base Hospital today (26) under the Jana Suwaya Project as part of the 28th Phase of the Vipakshayen Husmak initiative undertaken by Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) based on a concept by Leader of the Opposition Sajith Premadasa.
Accordingly, the Opposition Leader has handed over a High Flow Oxygen Unit worth Rs. 1,225,000.00, 05 Function ICU Bed worth Rs. 600,000.00 and a Defibrillator worth Rs. 1,200,000.00 to Hospital Director Dr. Mohammed Rifaz.
Ampara District SJB electorate organiser Hassan Ali, Co-organiser Gayan Darshana, Lahugala Pradeshiya Sabha member Patali Rohana Jayantha, former Chairman of Lahugala Pradeshiya Sabha R. Chandrasena, Samagi Tharuna Balawegaya Pottuvil organiser Gafoor Nibras and a group of party members were present in the occasion.
The ‘Vipakshayen Husmak’ initiative is supported and funded by the efforts of the SJB Parliamentary Group, organisers, local and overseas members and donors with the aim of promoting and protecting the lives of Sri Lankans through the provision of life saving medical equipment to the government hospital sector.
So far, hospital equipment worth Rs. 80,609,000.00 have been donated to government hospitals in the country under the initiative at 27 phases.