As part of the series of social initiativesorganized to mark the occasion of People’s Bank’s 60thAnniversary, 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 IreshaFrenando – 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,BuddhikaRanatungage – 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 60thAnniversary, a Portable Ultra Sound Scanner was also recently donated to the National Hospital in Colombo.