President visits IDH Hospital

President Maithripala Sirisena inquiring into the well-being of a patient during the visit.
President Maithripala Sirisena inquiring into the well-being of a patient during the visit.

President Maithripala Sirisena made an observation tour of the IDH Hospital in Angoda, which hit capacity recently owing to the influx of dengue patients.

The President during the visit stated that the government will take immediate action to complete the requirements of the hospital and increase its capacity.

The recent congestion at the hospital has been brought under control after some patients were transferred to hospitals in Thalangama, Vethara and Piliyandela, which were equipped with the required facilities.

The President directed the officials to ensure the service of the specialist doctors to the patients sent to other hospitals.

President Sirisena also observed the ward complex of the hospital and inquired into the patients’ needs

Health Minister Rajitha Senarathne and Hospital Director Dimuthu Rathnayake joined the President in the observation visit. 


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