As part of its social stewardship initiative HNB Assurance PLC (HNBA) and HNB General Insurance Limited (HNBGI) recently made donations of urgently needed medical equipment and supplies to help in the fight against COVID-19. The staff of both companies too contributed a day’s salary towards this initiative.
As part of the 1st phase of this initiative a Non-Invasive Ventilator (BIPAP/CPAP) was donated to the Chilaw District General Hospital.
Ventilators are vital pieces of equipment used in the treatment of COVID patients as it assists in breathing. Further, the Kethumathi Hospital in Panadura, which is the one of the hospitals that specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology received a Video Laryngoscope Portable Monitor and Laryngoscope Blade required for intubation for general anesthesia.
Prasantha Fernando, Chief Executive Officer of HNB Assurance and HNB General Insurance said, “As a responsible corporate citizen, we have come forward to do our part in helping the fight against COVID in this country. Apart from the funds allocated by the company, the staff of both companies came together to donate a day’s salary towards this cause”.
HNB Assurance PLC (HNBA) is one of the fastest growing Insurance Companies in Sri Lanka with a network of 63 branches. HNBA is a Life Insurance company with a rating of A+ (lka) by Fitch Ratings Lanka for ‘National Insurer Financial Strength Rating’.