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Saturday, 20 April 2019 - 21:22
Owing to an electricity crisis in the Karapitiya hospital, cancer patients treatment equipment in idle
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Several reports on donations accepted for the Maharagama Apeksha hospital to purchase two Tomo-Therapy and Linear Accelerators essential to treat cancer patients have been circuilating in social media.

Meanwhile, it has also been reported that a Linear Accelerator which is used for cancer treatment at the Karapitiya hospital has been in idle for nearly 4 years.

The director general of the Karapitiya teaching hospital, Dr. Priyantha Karunaratne noted that even though a special building was constructed, as there is no electricity supply, the equipment cannot be fixed.

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