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SLT-Mobitel present PCR machines to district hospitals

18 July, 2021
SLT-Mobitel officials present the equipment to hospital staff.
SLT-Mobitel officials present the equipment to hospital staff.

SLT-Mobitel, the National ICT and Telecommunications Service Provider, in demonstrating purposeful leadership to help communities overcome the pandemic, has stepped up efforts to further support the nation by donating several Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) testing machines to District Hospitals across the country.

The first PCR machine valued at over Rs. 5 million was gifted to Karawanella Base Hospital, in the Kegalle district today (16).

The machine was presented by Prabhath Dahanayake, CMO of SLTon behalf of SLT-Mobitel to Dr.Ms. Manel Wimalarathne, Acting Medical Superintendent of the Karawanella Base Hospital in the presence of the State Minister Kanaka Herath, Tikiri Bandara Kobbekaduwa, Governor, Sabaragamuwa province; Dr. K.B. Kannangara, Provincial Director of Health Services / Sabaragamuwa; Dr. P.K. Wickramasinghe, Regional Director of Health Services and officials from SLT-Mobitel and hospital staff were also present.

Based on requests from hospital and government authorities, SLT-Mobitel will also be donating PCR machines to three otherdistrict hospitals; namely the Monaragala Base Hospital, District General Hospital, Matale and the University Hospital of the Kothalawala Defense University.

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