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New units for Polonnaruwa General Hospital

President Maithripala Sirisena inspects the construction plan of the new stroke centre. Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne and others look on.
President Maithripala Sirisena inspects the construction plan of the new stroke centre. Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne and others look on.

President Maithripala Sirisena laid the foundation stone for the new Stroke Centre, Rehabilitation Unit and several other new units to be constructed at the Polonnaruwa General Hospital premises, a Health Ministry spokesman said.

According to the spokesman, the total cost of building all units including the Stroke Centre will be Rs. 400 million. The Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Ministry will spend the required funds. Over Rs. 200 billion is allocated for the Health Ministry from the Budget.

Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne recently laid the foundation stone for the National Stroke Centre to be constructed at the Colombo East Base Hospital. The construction work of the National Stroke Centre will be completed by 2020. Stroke management centres will be set up in all provinces, he added.

Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne, Health Deputy Minister Faizal Kassim, Chinese Ambassador Yi Xianling, Health Services Director General Dr. Anil Jasinghe and others were present on the occasion, he said.

 


 

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