UNICEF's Chaiban opens Paediatric ward in Vavuniya

[TamilNet, Friday, 27 February 2004, 21:44 GMT]
Country Director for UNICEF in Sri Lanka, Mr.Ted Chaiban, Friday opened the Isolation Unit of the Paediatric Ward in Vavuniya Hospital, health officials in Vavuniya said.

Chabina visits Hospital
Ted Chaiban opening the Isolation Unit
Vavuniya Deputy Provincial Director of Health Services (DPDHS) Dr.Arumugam Ketheeswaran, Medical Superintendent of Vavuniya General Hospital Dr.S.Sethilkanthan , Project officer at UNICEF Mr.A.H.Hameed and other hospital participated in the opening ceremony.

Vavuniya Hospital was upgraded to General Public Hospital by the Government of Sri Lanka in 2003.

Vavuniya Hospital has been serving the urgent medical needs of people from districts of Vavuniya, Mannar, Kilinochchi, Mullaitivu and parts of Madawachchi.


Chabina visits Vavuniya Hospital
Hospital staff welcoming Chaiban




Chabina visits Vavuniya Hospital
Ted Chaiban is seen talking to the mother of a hospitalized child
Chabina visits Vavuniya Hospital
Paediatric Ward Isolation Unit for children




Chabina visits Vavuniya Hospital
Dr.Ketheeswaran is explaining the health conditions in Vavuniya while Dr.Sethilkanthan and other hospital staff are looking on. Mr.A.H.Hameed is seen next to Chaiban.

 

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