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ICU beds donated to National Hospital of Respiratory Diseases

Muslim Aid Sri Lanka with the funding support of UNHCR donated 05 ICU beds to the National Hospital of Respiratory Diseases in Welisara.

On Tuesday the 14th of July 2020, Muslim Aid Sri Lanka, with the funding support of UNHCR handed over 05 electric ICU beds to the National Hospital of Respiratory Diseases – Welisara.

The ICU beds worth LKR 2.6 million were placed in the Intensive Care Units and were put to immediate use – as the need for ICU beds at the hospital has been rather high.

The National Hospital for Respiratory Diseases situated at Welisara, remains as the only institution solely dedicated for diagnosis and treatment of respiratory diseases in Sri Lanka. This hospital which provides services annually for around 100,000 out door Patients, carries out nearly 1,000 thoracic surgeries annually.

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