Assist Resettlement & Renaissance – Assist RR conducted three cardiology clinics simultaneously in Mannar, Killinochchi, and M
Assist RR have so far conducted eight cardiology clinics in Sri Lanka and the volunteer doctors have helped over 1000 patients during these clinics. Previous volunteer cardiologists have been Dr Wala Mattar, Dr Anenta Ramakrishnan, Dr Gemma Parry-Williams, Dr Richard Brown and Dr Manoharan Santhalingam, all from the UK. Thanks to Assist RR (Sri Lanka) for making all the logistics possible. Words of mention and congratulations must also go to Dr Muhammadh Nisath, Dr Thanabalasingam Piragalathan and other junior doctors for their excellent contribution to the clinic in the past week.
A special thanks must also go to Mr James who has been providing the volunteer doctors with free accommodation at his excellent hotel in Mannar (Hotel Gateway Inn, Emilnagar, Mannar town). A BIG THANKS to donors on https://mydonate.bt.com/
Donation of Essential Medical Equipment to Mullaithivu and Kilinochchi hospitals
Further to requests from the above two hospitals, our friend from Australia, Eng Thirukumaran, raised funds in Australia to purchase 3 Multipara monitors (2 to Mullaithivu & 1 to Kilinochchi) at a cost Rs 600,000. A multipara monitor provides and records a patient’s medical vital signs (body temperature, blood pressure, pulse rate and respiratory rate) or measurements of the activity of various body organs such as ECG monitors and anesthesia monitors. Vital signs are an important component of patient care. They determine which treatment protocols to follow, provide critical information needed to make life-saving decisions, and confirm feedback on treatments performed. These monitors were handed over to these hospitals last week. Funds were provided by GODS OWN CHILDREN FOUNDATION, Australasian Chapter, and friends from Australia through Rotary Australia World Community Service. I would like to thank the Australians for their generous support that enabled these donations. Photos are attached.
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