Nawaloka Hospitals secures a gold award at CA Sri Lanka’s Annual Report Awards 2021


Pioneering healthcare provider Nawaloka Hospitals, recently secured the highly coveted gold award for exceptional integrated financial reporting practices within the healthcare sector, at the CA Sri Lanka’s 56th Annual Report Awards.

This marks the sixth year the hospital chain was presented with this prestigious accolade, affirming their strength and proactive drive in promoting transparency, accountability, good governance, and social responsibility even amidst the challenging business climate coloured by a global pandemic.

“The brilliant performance of Nawaloka Hospitals at the CA Sri Lanka Annual Report Awards 2021 stands testament to the firm commitment that we have made to adhering to the highest standards of integrated financial reporting for many years now. Integrated reporting is particularly important to healthcare companies as we deal in transparency, trust and social responsibility of the highest levels with all our stakeholders. This attitude sees our team constantly geared to adhere to best-in-class practices and standards in reporting prevailing across the world. I would like to congratulate our passionate, deeply dedicated team on this well-deserved victory,” Nawaloka Hospitals Chairman, Jayantha Dharmadasa stated.

Nawaloka Hospital’s Integrated Annual Report voluntarily embraces global benchmarks such as the ‘International <IIRC> Framework’ and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standard ‘Core’ options. This is part of the company’s vision to share its journey of value creation with all its stakeholders by adopting the Six Capital Reporting Framework, under the Integrated Reporting Framework.

The prestigious CA Sri Lanka Awards aim to reflect effectiveness in the communication of financial and non-financial information to stakeholders and strict compliance with legislative requirements and accepted accounting best practices. In evaluating reports for the awards, CA Sri Lanka looks at each contender’s ability to effectively communicate organisational objectives, highlights, performance, personnel and management to all relevant stakeholders.

Nawaloka Hospitals:

Nawaloka Hospitals entered the state-dominated healthcare sector in 1985 as the first private hospital in Sri Lanka to offer tertiary healthcare services. Since then, under the visionary leadership of Dr. Jayantha Dharmadasa, the hospital has garnered considerable local and international recognition, pioneering numerous advanced clinical developments in the country.

In 2020, Nawaloka Hospitals achieved the prestigious Joint Commission International’s (JCI) gold seal of approval for its continued compliance with internationally-recognized healthcare standards. Nawaloka offers a 24-hour OPD centre, a state-of-the-art ETU facility, air and land medical evacuation services that include mobile ICUs and a home nursing unit offering professional in-home care services.

Equipped with the latest technology and affordable healthcare solutions of international standards driven by a passionate and professional team of the best consultants and nurses, Nawaloka Hospitals is fully committed towards the principal vision of building a healthier and stronger Sri Lanka.