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NEWS & EVENTS

DONATION OF WATER PURIFIERS TO GENERAL HOSPITAL-VAVUNIYA

  • August 2014

Gnanam Foundation made another valuable contribution to help the Northern Community of Sri Lanka by providing Industrial Type Water purifiers to General Hospital Vavuniya which could purify 9000 Lts per month.

The Official Handing Over ceremony was held today 1st August 2014 at the Vavuniya General hospital premises with the participation of Divisional Secretary Mr. Uthayaraja who handed over the Water purification Units to Dr. Ahilendran, Director General Hospital Vavuniya and Gnanam Foundation Staff Members also participated in this event.

Commenting on the water purifier donation Dr Ahilendran mentioned that a long term need of the hospital has been fulfilled and these water purification units will be located at Operation Theater, OPD, Maternity ward and Ward no 14 of General Hospital Vavuniya, providing clean water to the patients and staffs of the Hospital. Water Contamination and Water borne diseases has become one of the common health issues identified in the Northern Province.

Two thirds of the country is considered dry zone, where people face difficulties to access safe drinking water. Lyca’s Gnanam Foundation will continue to facilitate this type of assistance after proper evaluation of the need and ensure more clean water is provided to the needy communities of Sri Lanka.