The Northern Central Hospital was opeed in Jaffna on Sunday (March 25).
According to the Provincial Director of Health Services Northern Province Dr. S.R. Jude, the 80 bedded multi specialty healthcare facility is a BOI project with substantial investment will further supplement the North Province healthcare service. It comprises four floors where two floors are functioning at present.
The entire hospital will be ready by mid April with modern facilities including 10 bedded ICU, 13 channeling rooms, two each of operating and labour rooms to provide curative treatment, the Director said.
The hospital has a well equipped laboratory, x-ray, ECG facility and ultra sound scanner to offer high service delivery. The standard of the Northern Central Hospital will be on par with the hospitals in the Western Province and it will fill a void in the healthcare service requirement of the North, he further said.