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* Sri Lanka to set up 900 Renal Dialysis Centers with investment from India
Fri, Apr 14, 2017, 12:20 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Apr 14, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said about 900 Renal Dialysis centers will be established island-wide with an investment from India to provide treatment for the patients with the renal disease which is highly prevalent in the country.

The Minister recently participated at the opening ceremony of the Renal Dialysis centers and treatment units at Kebithigollawa and Padaviya Base hospitals.

He also observed the renal treatment unit at Medawachchiya hospital built at a cost of Rs. 45 million while another Rs. 50 million was spent for the equipment, the Government Information Department said.

The Minister assured to provide necessary doctors and nurses for the renal units at Medawachchiya, Padaviya and Kebithigollawa hospitals.

He added that the mobile renal dialysis service will be set up in the future while the 250-bed renal treatment hospital is being built in Polonnaruwa.

 


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