Japan further solidifies collaborative relationship in the field of health care


In a ceremony held on the 6th of December, H. E. Ambassador MIZUKOSHI Hideaki handed over medical equipment to Sri Jayewardenepura General Hospital. The event was graced by esteemed dignitaries, including Hon. Dr. Ramesh Pathirana, Minister of Health, and Hon. Dr. Seetha Arambepola, State Minister of Health, underscoring the deep bonds between our two nations and our collective commitment to bolstering healthcare infrastructure in Sri Lanka.

This significant occasion marks the transfer of crucial medical equipment to Sri Jayewardenepura General Hospital, strengthening its capabilities to provide quality healthcare services. The equipment handed over includes an Anesthesia Workstation, an Automated Refractometer, three ICU Beds, a Recovery Bed, three Slit lamps, 5 Bedside Monitors, and one Surgical Instrument set. These contributions align with Japan's commitment to supporting the advancement of healthcare facilities in Sri Lanka.

Ambassador Mizukoshi stated, "Today, I am delighted to witness the handover ceremony for the initial batch of this equipment, underscoring our commitment to advancing healthcare in Sri Lanka." The collaboration between Japan and Sri Lanka in the health sector remains steadfast, with a shared vision of fostering goodwill and cooperation.

This handover represents just the beginning of a larger grant project. As part of our ongoing commitment, additional medical equipment will be installed at Sri Jayewardenepura General Hospital in the future. This sustained partnership underscores Japan's dedication to contributing to the ongoing improvement of healthcare facilities and services in Sri Lanka.