SLT-MOBITEL continues to empower health sector against COVID-19
Sun, Aug 22, 2021, 10:21 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.
Aug 21, Colombo: With the increase of Covid-19 cases, hospitals across the country have become critical centers to test, treat and care for patients who are in need. As such, SLT-MOBITEL has donated the third PCR machine to the Kotelawala Defense University Hospital (KDUH) recently.
The Rs 5.2 million worth donation is a part of the company’s ‘Sabandiyawe Sathakaraya’ CSR initiative in helping the nation’s healthcare systems and communities in need.
Previously, PCR machines were handed over to the Base Hospital, Karawanella and the District General Hospital, Matale. SLT-MOBITEL appreciates the support received from all Sri Lankans towards ‘Daana Paaramitha’ which was conceptualized as a platform to further increase community involvement in carrying out relief efforts to support families affected by the pandemic.
Mr. Chethana Attanayake – General Manager (Western Province) and Mr. Anuruddha Suriyarachchi – General Manager (Marketing services) of SLT handing over the PCR machine to Major General Milinda Peiris – Vice Chancellor of General Sir John Kotelawala Defense University and Dr. Jayan Mendis – Executive Director of KDUH while other officials of KDUH and SLT-MOBITEL looks on.