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* Construction of a new Cardiac & Critical Care Complex at Lady Ridgeway Hospital commences
Mon, Oct 2, 2017, 08:18 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Oct 02, Colombo: Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena on Monday (02) laid the foundation stone for a new wing at Sri Lanka's main children's hospital for treatment of cardiac disease and critical care of children.

The construction works of the Cardiac and Critical Care Complex, which consists of a Cardiac and Thoracic Critical Care Unit and an ICU, at the Lady Ridgeway Hospital commenced under the patronage of the President today.

The new ten-storey complex is being built from government funds and the donations from the 'Little Hearts' project, to provide timely treatment for all children in need for medical care.

According to Little Hearts Project, the new complex will feature cardiac operating theatres, increased number of cardiac ICU beds from 18 to 40, include over 100 medical and neonatal intensive care beds, as well as the areas for advanced cardiac investigations and staff training facilities to provide optimum care for all children.

The Central Engineering Consultancy Bureau has estimated cost of the new wing at Rs. 2 billion.

The adviser of the 'Little Hearts' project Ven. Kiribathgoda Gnanananda Thero, Archbishop of Colombo, Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith, Minister of Health Dr. Rajitha Senaratne, Deputy Minister, Faizal Cassim, Secretary to the Ministry of Health, Janaka Sugathadasa, Defense Secretary, Kapila Waidyaratne, Director of the Hospital, W.K. Wickramasinghe and others participated in this event.

 

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