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Donating Medical Equipment to Mullaitivu DG Hospital

Dr Sivanesan Pirabakaran was recently appointed to Mullaitivu District General Hospital (DGH) as acting consultant Dermatologist. He was trying to establish a permanent fully equipped skin unit in the history of Mullaitivu DGH. Dr Pirabakaran has seen numerous patients with viral … Continue reading

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Assistance to Daily Wage Earners during Coronavirus Crisis

It is almost a month since the curfew was imposed in Sri Lanka. Although the government had promised financial support to families, who depend on daily wage earners, they are yet to receive any support from the government. It appears … Continue reading

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Assistance to Daily Wageworkers During the Current Crisis

Sri Lanka has been under curfew for the past 10 days due to Coronavirus pandemic. Many families, which depend on daily wageworkers, have been struggling to feed themselves due to their inability to work. Although the government has promised to … Continue reading

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Eye Care Services by Assist RR – Update

We are pleased to inform that AssistRR arranged 579 free cataract surgeries in 2019, under very difficult circumstances. Majority of the patients were from Mannar and Mullaithivu and were taken to hospitals near Colombo for the surgeries. Breakdown of the … Continue reading

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AssistRR Cardiology Clinics in Vanni in August 2019

In August 2019, Dr Mayooran Shanmuganathan, who is a cardiologist from the UK, conducted cardiology clinics in Kilnochchi and Mullaitivu District General Hospitals in Sri Lanka for one week. He saw over 150 patients and performed clinical examination, ECG, Echo … Continue reading

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Donating fishing equipment to resettling IDP families in the coastal areas of north and east of Sri Lanka

AssistRR, with the support of like minded organisations (IMHO USA, Tamil Forum Malaysia and CHRF UK) have been donating fishing equipment to families who were displaced from their coastal villages due to the war and were living without carrying out their livelihood. … Continue reading

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AssistRR Annual accounts to 30 Nov 2018

Our charity’s annual accounts to 30 Nov 2018 has been submitted and is published on our website:  Annual Accounts 2017-18. We apologise for the delay in submitting the account and sharing it with you. We are very happy to inform you … Continue reading

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