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Ten major hospitals to receive stroke treatment units

The Health Ministry has taken steps to construct the proposed stroke treatment units at 10 major hospitals initially.

The doctors have submitted a report to the government stating that the number of stroke patients has been on increase and medical facilities in this regard should be enhanced.

A spokesman for the Health Ministry said the units will be set up at the Karapitiya Teaching Hospital, Polonnaruwa General Hospital and at the State hospitals in Jaffna, Kurunegala, Ampara,Ratnapura, Anuradhapura, Kandy and Mulleriyawa.

He said Rs. 2,143 million is allocated to set up the units at five hospitals.


 

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