LB Finance donates ventilators, ICU bed to support Sri Lanka combat COVID-19 | Daily News

LB Finance donates ventilators, ICU bed to support Sri Lanka combat COVID-19

LB Finance acted upon strengthening the nation by donating high quality US Brand Hamilton C3 model mechanical ventilators and ICU beds manufactured in Switzerland which costs over Rs. 25 Million, to the Cardio Therapeutic ICU of the National Hospital of Kandy.The official handing over of this donation was graced by AGM – Human Resources Prasanna Kalinga, Chief Manager – Central Region Gayan Ayuwadana, other senior staff members and staff of LB Finance in the Central region with the presence of the Acting Director-General Hospital of Kandy Dr. Eresha Fernando and staff of the hospital.

Sumith Adhihetty Managing Director of LB Finance PLC expressed that LB Finance intends to donate more of these ventilators in the near future in order to facilitate the battle against the current pandemic.

“On behalf of the Medical fraternity we highly appreciate the contribution made by LB Finance at this critical juncture and undoubtedly these ventilators donated will not only help combat the COVID-19 pandemic but will also be beneficial in order to treat patients with other ailments”, said Dr Eresha Fernando, Acting Director - National Hospital of Kandy.

Dr Fernando further explained that Hamilton C3 model mechanical ventilators are of very high standards which is the most preferred ventilator brand by the health sector and this is the first instance that the National Hospital of Kandy has received Hamilton Brand ventilators.

“With these high-tech user-friendly features, the Hamilton C3 model mechanical ventilators suitable for all adult, pediatric, and neonatal ventilation provides better safety for the patients receiving treatment while helping reduce the duration for recovery.”