Six more hospitals receive essential medical equipment from ComBank

CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:00 AM Aug 2 2021
FT Six more hospitals receive essential medical equipment from ComBank

Another six State hospitals have received donations of essential medical equipment from the Commercial Bank of Ceylon as it continues to support the healthcare sector and helps strengthen emergency care facilities in local hospitals.

The latest donations made by the Bank’s CSR Trust include a Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) delivery device to provide respiratory support to premature babies; a Hand-held Doppler used to conduct non-invasive tests to estimate blood flow through the blood vessels by bouncing high-frequency sound waves (ultrasound) off circulating red blood cells;50 Pulse Oximeters for the purpose of monitoring oxygen levels in blood;six Multipara Monitors necessary to monitor pulse rate, respiratory rate, blood pressure, blood flow, and oxygen saturation levels and two Oxygen Concentrators that harvest natural oxygen in the environment to deliver it to patients.

Hospitals that benefitted from the recent donations include the Teaching Hospital Peradeniya with the support of the Mawanella, Passara and Peradeniya branches of the Bank, the Colombo South Teaching Hospital served by the Kohuwala branch, the Base Hospital Udugama, Divisional Hospital Hatharaliyadda and Divisional Hospital Kadugannawa served by the Bank’s Kandy branch and the Teaching Hospital Kuliyapitiya served by the Kuliyapitiya branch.


CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:00 AM Aug 2 2021

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