DPMC donates a Transport Ventilator to Kalubowila Hospital
Published on 2016-12-23
When a patient is brought in to the emergency unit or accident ward and needs to undergo a battery of tests but also needs support in breathing use of a fixed or large ventilator is impractical. The Colombo South Teaching Hospital, Kalubowila had an urgent need for a transport ventilator to help patients being moved within the hospital, for young children and for critical emergency cases.
David Pieris Group of Companies were quick to come forward to provide the required funding to make this life saving equipment available where it was most needed.
The equipment was handed over to the hospital by Jayantha Rathnayake GM DPMC and Chairman of the DP Group Welfare Committee. Mr Rathnayake explained that ?We strive to uplift the lives of the community we do business in. It is our firm belief that giving back to society enriches us all?.
To this end the David Pieris Group allocates significant funding to help those who may not have access to funds or support to overcome obstacles and difficulties in life. All request are evaluated by the Welfare Committee formed of representatives from different levels and business functions. They are particularly concerned about the younger generation and constantly lending a hand by enabling them to gain a good education through scholarship scheme and infrastructure development programs in rural schools?.
The Group also identifies and selects other segments of society that need to be supported financially or otherwise. The Group extensive network of regional offices and dealers means they are able to identify the real needs of the rural and remote communities and provide the financial and other support.
In Photos - Jayantha Rathnayake GM DPMC and Chairman of the DP Group Welfare Committee handing over the Transport Ventilator to the officials at The Colombo South Teaching Hospital, Kalubowila. Officials from DPMC and Colombo South Teaching Hospitals are seen in the picture.