Apeksha Hospital Director passes away
By Thameenah Razeek
Director of the Maharagama Apeksha Hospital Dr. Wasantha Dissanayake passed away yesterday (11). He was 58 years old at the time of his demise. A hospital spokesman said that at the time of his death, he was receiving treatment at the Sri Jayewardenepura Hospital and had been hospitalised for several weeks.
Prior to his death, he had been receiving treatment at the Sri Jayewardenepura Hospital for a period of the week over an illness, according to a hospital spokesman.
Dr. Wasantha Dissanayake served as the Director of the Apeksha Hospital for cancer patients for a long period and contributed immensely towards the development of the hospital. He had also pioneered in buying a PET scan machine for the hospital which helps early detection of cancers. Details of the final rites of Dr. Dissanayake will be notified later, his family stated.