DIMO Partners Toccata to donate Medical Equipment to Tellippalai Trail Cancer Hospital

Friday, August 15th, 2014

At a simple event held yesterday at Hilton Colombo, Toccata Musical Group officially handed over Medical Equipment to Tellippalai Trail Cancer Hospital, Jaffna. Each Toccata Musical Show is also linked to a charitable activity. During the Sri Lankan Tour, Toccata will be donating a large quantity of used medical equipment to Tellippalai Trail Cancer Hospital – collected from hospitals throughout Northern Ireland. DIMO is proud to be the Platinum Sponsor of the Toccata Musical Group and facilitate this great cause. DIMO ventured into this sponsorship mainly to facilitate the contribution that was being made towards the hospital.

Dedicated doctors and nurses from Northern Ireland collect, donate and ship medical equipment from UK to the countries where Toccata performs, to raise the standard of care. These selected hospitals in Sri Lanka will be the beneficiary of valuable nearly new medical equipment including x’ray and scanning equipment, hospital beds, ventilators, patient bedside monitors etc. The Tellippalai Trail Cancer Hospital was declared opened on the 19th of January by His Excellency President Mahinda Rajapaksa, amidst a distinguished gathering, marking the beginning of a new era in cancer treatment in the North. The project was organized by Trail in collaboration with the Colours of Courage Trust, a non-profit organization dedicated to uplifting cancer treatment facilities within the country.

From left : Mr Ranjith Pandithage, Dr Sunil Paulraj (Toccata Musical), Dr Kamal (Tellippalai Trail Cancer Hospital), Mr Manesh Fernando (General Manager-Hilton Colombo), Ms Shanthi Bhagirathan (Group Director-MBC) and Nathan Sivagananathan (CEO-MAS Holdings)

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