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PTK Hospital Medical Ward Projects – Update

Following our appeal for building the first floor paediatric ward at PTK hospital, Children’s Hunger Relief Fund (CHRF) and Dr Philomina Karthigesalingam responded positively and have managed to raise enough funds to start the project. The construction work has now … Continue reading

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Sixth Cataract Surgery Camp Organised by Assist RR ‏

We are happy to inform that another cataract surgery camp organised by Assist RR and sponsored by Gods Own Children Foundation was successfully completed today (03/08/14) in Mannar. Surgeon, Dr Dias Jeyasiri, carried out surgeries to 98 patients single handed. The … Continue reading

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Dr Phil’s Sponsored Walk and PTK Hospital Ward Project

Dr Philomina Karthigesalingam’s has successfully completed her sponsored walk on 29th June and managed to raise nearly £6000 including gift aid.  This is a massive achievement by the consultant and should be applauded by all of us.  I would like … Continue reading

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A Corridor Linking the OPD and the New Ward at PTK

We would like to share another good news with you.  Further to our appeal on 30 May 2014, Children’s Hunger Relief Fund (CHRF), UK responded immediately to this appeal and pledged 66% of the cost of the corridor.  With CHRF’s … Continue reading

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Donation of Exercise Books, Pens and Bicycles in Sampoor‏

Following our visit to Sampoor in early May 2014, we identified a number of needs and made an appeal to assist the unfortunate people of Sampoor, who were displaced in 2006 and around 4000 of them are still living in 4 welfare … Continue reading

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An Appeal to Build a First Floor Ward at PTK Hospital

We are sure you remember a ward that was built by Assist RR at Puthukudiyiruppu hospital. This ward is currently being used as female and paediatric medical ward. It has already started to over flow and patients are sleeping on … Continue reading

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Eyesight restored to 108 Patients in Mullaithivu on 15/06/14

A cataract surgery camp, organised by Assist RR with the support of Vision 2020 and sponsored by Enlightenment Circle, an arm of Saiva Munnetta Sangam, a registered charity in the UK, was completed on 15 June 2014. Vision 2020 confirmed that … Continue reading

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