The President inaugurates the largest Army hospital in the country : Video
The largest new Military Hospital at Narahenpita was declared open by President Mahinda Rajapaksa today.
The hospital that has cost 1542.4 million rupees for the Army could accommodate more than thousand patients per day in the OPD itself.
Under the guidance of the Secretary Defence Gotabhaya Rajapaksa the hospital is equipped with another 2 billion rupees worth medical equipment additionally turning it to be one of the best hospitals in Asia.
With new facilities, the hospital would be able to provide better health services to disable War Heroes, some of who are aging and requiring close attention on various peripheral ailments, bound to crop up with passage of time.
This 10 storied multi-faceted largest Military Hospital complex at Narahenpita, comprise of 21 Wards and 1024 beds.
The complex is equipped with a Sterilization and Supply Division facilities, more spacious OPD section, MRI scanning facilities, a roof-top chopper pad, automatic x-ray screening machines, two modular operation theatres, Pathology Laboratory, Radiology Unit, Dermatology Unit, Medical Air and Nurses calling facilities, labour room, 12 dental surgery units, a canteen and an auditorium with 314 seats for lectures.