Ceylon Biscuits, Ninewells Hospital sign MoU | Daily News

Ceylon Biscuits, Ninewells Hospital sign MoU

Maj. Gen. Sri Ranaweera, Director Admin and Logistics of Ninewells Hospital  exchanging the MoU with  Nalin Karunaratne, CEO of Ceylon Biscuits.
Maj. Gen. Sri Ranaweera, Director Admin and Logistics of Ninewells Hospital exchanging the MoU with Nalin Karunaratne, CEO of Ceylon Biscuits.

Employees of Ceylon Biscuits Limited (CBL) will now have access to special facilities and healthcare treatments at the Ninewells Hospital.

Following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two companies, CBL’s workforce of over 2000 employees will have access to special healthcare facilities, treatments and testing.

This CBL initiative aims to ensure the health, wellbeing and safety of its employees, by providing access to high quality healthcare, in line with CBL’s commitment to its core values of caring, quality, innovation and integrity.

The MoU paves the way for Ninewells to serve as the preferred healthcare provider for CBL, by providing access to their high quality private healthcare services and advanced medical facilities including the provision of medical center facilities, doctor consultations with nursing, pharmacy facilities and laboratory services.

The MoU was signed in the presence of Nalin Karunaratne CEO of Ceylon Biscuits Limited, Maj. Gen. Sri Ranaweera Director Admin and Logistics of Ninewells Hospital, Nilantha Rathnayake Director Marketing of the Foresight Group, Gehan Mendis Head of Human Resource at Ceylon Biscuits Limited and other key representatives of both Ceylon Biscuits Limited and the Ninewells Hospital.

Nalin Karunaratne, CEO of Ceylon Biscuits speaking at the ceremony, said “CBL implements a wide range of activities geared at ensuring the safety, health, happiness and satisfaction of its employees such as providing daycare services, sports facilities, learning opportunities and much more.This core value of caring is embedded in all our activities.”

Maj. Gen. Sri Ranaweera, Director Admin and Logistics of Ninewells Hospital explained that the agreement represents the hospital’s vision to be a total healthcare provider to local organizations and working professionals across the island, thereby playing an active role in improving and nurturing the health and the quality of life of Sri Lankans.

He said that this partnership with CBL which is one of the country’s largest and most respected corporates, reinvents the way that businesses care for their workforce and as the pioneer of the concept of a privately owned specialized women and childcare hospital in Sri Lanka, Ninewells is proud to have embarked on this employee focused initiative. 


 

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