Continuing to extend its world-class healthcare services to regions out of Colombo, Sri Lanka’s leading private healthcare service provider Nawaloka Medicare ceremoniously launched its latest Medicare unit at No.317, Colombo Road, Kurunegala, on March 7, 2023.
The event was graced by the upper management of the Nawaloka Group, including Chairman Harshith Dharmadasa and the Board of Directors of the company. Staff members and well-wishers were also present at the occasion.
Commenting at the opening, Nawaloka Medicare Chairman Harshith Dharmadasa said: “Improving the quality of healthcare services across the country is one of our key milestones, and this newly introduced Nawaloka Medicare center supports our efforts to achieve this goal. The people from the Kurunegala District can now conveniently take advantage of our high-quality consultant channel services, and enjoy the superior commitment and attentive service from our skilled and qualified staff members, knowing that they have a Nawaloka healthcare facility closer to them.”
With a strong reputation for quality, compassion, expertise and advanced technology, Nawaloka Medicare’s Kurunegala branch will greatly benefit the communities in this region with lots of direct and indirect employment opportunities that will further empower the region economically.
Patients can enjoy the advanced facilities at Nawaloka Medicare, with a state-of-the-art treatment center among other advanced facilities, that are designed to create a comfortable environment for patients, to accelerate healing and preserve patient-wellbeing.
The new facility also contributes towards economic and community development, as it aims to recruit more than 50 staff members from the region for medical and non-medical segments. The facility will also arrange hostel facilities for most of the staff, while also planning to establish a training school within the facility to up-skill the staff as per the standards of Nawaloka Medicare.
As for the sourcing of pharmaceutical, grocery as well as general store supplies, Nawaloka Medicare will approach suppliers in Kurunegala which will generate additional business for the region and further strengthen the regional economy.
The new center offers a state-of-the-art Out Patient Department (OPD), and also offers 24/7 treatment to ensure that patients have efficient access to lifesaving treatment without delay. The Hospital also houses a state-of-the-art laboratory that facilitates affordable and fast access to high quality diagnostics.
It joins Nawaloka Care’s network of labs which serves more than 10,000 doctors on a national scale and operates round the clock; 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to offer over 1,200 tests using the latest global advancements in medical technology. It has continuously performed over two million tests a year, with every test conforming to international quality benchmarks, at affordable prices for all Sri Lankans.
Moreover, the new center is equipped with a highly skilled, passionate and committed team of medical practitioners, expert consultants and healthcare staff of unparalleled proficiency from the full spectrum of clinical disciplines. They are joined by a qualified and highly skilled panel of the finest nurses in the country.
Nawaloka Medicare – Kurunegala also offers an extensive range of facilities including; Consultation Channeling, Pharmacy, Radiology unit including X-ray and Ultrasound scanning, Mother and Baby Care Unit, Fertility Center, Endoscopy unit, VOG Scanning, Echocardiogram, Immunization, Exercise ECG & ECG, EEG, and Holter Monitoring among others.
Nawaloka Hospitals entered Sri Lanka’s healthcare sector in 1985, and proceeded to dominate the private healthcare sector in the country. The launch of the hospital and the overwhelming response it received from the people demonstrated a long felt need for superior healthcare in a pleasant environment. The Hospital was a pioneering initiative, established under the Chairmanship of Late Deshamanya H. K. Dharmadasa, to be a centre of excellence in high technology diagnostic and curative facilities. Driven by the Vision to be the Hospital of Tomorrow, the medical institution has come to be known as a centre of excellence and a preferred healthcare institution in the country.
Nawaloka Medicare Chairman Harshith Dharmadasa, Director Harshula Dharmadasa, and Pradeep Niyadandupola cutting the ribbon to officially launch the new Medicare branch