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Government takes over Kuliyapitiya Base Hospital

Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne and officials at the discussion.
Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne and officials at the discussion.

The Kuliyapitiya Base Hospital which is under the Wayamba ​(North Western) ​Provincial Council, would be taken over by the Government in order to establish a new Medical Faculty in it, Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne had stated.

He had stated so at a special discussion held at the Health Ministry recently, on establishing the Medical Faculty of the Wayamba University. Minister Senaratne had stated that the government had taken a policy decision to establish a medical faculty at the Wayamba University.

The Minister had stated that in addition to the Medial Faculty, another two medical faculties would be established at the Sabaragamuwa University and the Moratuwa University. Once the Kuliyapitiya Base Hospital is taken over by the Government, it would be developed as a Teaching Hospital, he had stated.

Minister Senaratne had also given instructions to the relevant officials to prepare the Cabinet Paper in this regard. A committee headed by the University Grants Commission Chairman has been appointed to accelerate the procedure.​


 

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