HIP helps Hambantota District General Hospital to prevent spread of COVID-19

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On a request made to the Hambantota International Port Group (HIPG) the port donated much needed Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to the District General Hospital in Hambantota, during the months of March and April.

5200 surgical face masks and gloves, 500 N90 masks, and 50 Personal Protective Suits were handed over by port officials recently,  to Dr. Suranga Ubeysekara, Medical Director of the District General Hospital.

Tissa Wickramasinghe, Chief Operating Officer of HIPG, Mr. Yongzhuang Li, Designate General Manager – Policy & Strategy Planning, Jeevan Premasara, General Manager HR and members of the management of HIPG were present at the occasion. 

The District General Hospital of Hambantota is a screening center for COVID-19 infections and has a separate ward to treat patients.