Medical equipment gifted to Army Hospital
[May 13 2017]
of hospital equipment was gifted
to the Army Hospital by the Maha
Karuna Buddhist Society of
Singapore during a ceremony on
Friday (12th May). Secretary to
the Ministry of Defence Eng.
accepted the donation of
equipment including electric
beds and wheel chairs from the
Singapore-based Ven Dr
Karawetayana Gunarathana Thero
during the ceremony. Commander
of the Army Lieutenant General
Crisanthe De Silva was also
present at the occasion.
Ven Dr Karawetayana Gunarathana Thero was instrumental
in obtaining this consignment of hospital equipment for the Army
Hospital with the support of several Singaporean philanthropists. The
donation was made to coincide with the ongoing Vesak celebration.
The consignment of equipment includes 10 special
hospital beds with mattresses and pillows, 20 wheelchairs, 15 saline
stands, 5 walkers and 5 suction machines.
Senior military officers, Military Liaison Officer of
the MoD, representatives of the Maha Karuna Buddhist Society of
Singapore were also present at the occasion.