SLT-Mobitel donates PCR machine to Matara District Hospital
Recognising the importance to enhance Sri Lanka’s PCR testing capacity, to curtail the spread of COVID-19 and to protect citizens, SLTMobitel continues its support by donating yet another vital PCR machine to the District General Hospital in Matara recently. The donation of the PCR machine valued at over Rs 5.7 million is part of SLT-Mobitel’s ‘Sabandiyawe Sathakaraya’ CSR initiative in further strengthening the nation’s healthcare systems and assisting communities in need.
The equipment was handed over to the Deputy Director of the Matara Hospital Dr. Upali Rathnayaka in the presence of Rohan Fernando, Group Chairman, SLT-Mobitel, Lalith Seneviratne, Group Chief Executive Officer, SLT-Mobitel, Kiththi Perera, CEO, SLT, Shashika Senarath, CMO, Mobitel along with Regional GM, SLT; Regional Head – Mobitel and Hospital Staff. Previously, PCR machines were donated to the Base Hospital, Karawanella, District General Hospital, Matale and the University Hospital of the Kotelawala Defence University.
SLT-Mobitel appreciates the support received from all Sri Lankans towards ‘Daana Paaramitha’ which was conceptualised as a platform to further increase community involvement in carrying out relief efforts to support families affected by the pandemic.