A ceremony to hand over 24 ambulances to the District Hospitals and the Base Hospitals in Northern Province was held at Ministry of Health & Indigenous Medicine on 19 March 2014 at 11AM. Minister of Health & IM Dr.P.Sathiyalingam headed the event.These ambulances were donated by JICA Project.
Chief Minister of Northern Provincial Council Justice C.V.Wigneswaran participated as the Chief Guest and Chairman of Northern Province Council C.V.K Sivagnanamparticipated as the Special Guest. Members of NPC E.Arnold, C.Sugirthan, B.Kajatheepan, Secretary to the Minister Ministry of Health & Indigenous Medicine, and other Ministries’ Secretaries, Provincial Director of Health Services, Provincial Commissioner of Indigenous Medicine, RDHs , Medical Superintendents, Medical Officers and Health Officials also took part at this event.
Opening ceremony of specialized medical officers’ quarters at District Government Hospital, Mullaitivu was held on 10th August 2013. This will necessary facilities to the doctors to serve more patients staying at the hospital. Mullaitivu Regional Director of Health Services Dr.A.Thileeban headed the event.
Governor of Northern Province GA Chandrasiri participated as the chief guest and declared open the building. This 3 storey building consisting of 6 units was constructed at a cost of 40 million rupees with the American government financial support.
Secretary of Provincial Health Ministry R.Raveenthiran, Medical Superintendant of Mullaitivu DGH K.Shanmugarajah and other relevant officials took part in the event.