As part of the series of social initiatives organized to mark the occasion of People’s Bank’s 60th Anniversary, a Portable Ultra Sound Scanner worth over Rs. 6 million, that can be deployed to treat COVID-19 patients, was officially handed over to the National Hospital, Kandy recently.
The equipment was funded by the People’s Bank Staff Members.
Ranjith Kodituwakku, Chief Executive Officer/General Manager, People’s Bank; Dr. Aruna Jayasekara, Director of the National Hospital, Kandy; Dr. Iresha Frenando, Deputy Director; Dr. Prasad Gunasinghe, Medical Officer (Planning Division); Pharmacist, B. M. K. D. Banadranayake; Mahinda Premanath, Deputy General Manager (Channel Management), People’s Bank; Buddhika Ranatungage, Regional Manager, Kandy; Manjula Dissanayake, Regional Manager, Badulla; Rohan Perera, Regional Manager, Monaragala, Assistant Regional Manager and Manageress; Janaka Jayasinghe, Kandy Branch Manager and Branch Managers were present at the event.
Once the COVID-19 pandemic settles, the hospital expects to use the equipment for the benefit of other patients. As part of the ongoing series of social responsibility activities organized to celebrate their 60th Anniversary, a Portable Ultra Sound Scanner was also recently donated to the National Hospital in Colombo.