Cambio Healthcare Systems donates Rs. 3 m worth of equipment to Eravur Base Hospital

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Cambio Healthcare Systems under their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program, recently donated equipment worth Rs. 3 million, that included an ultra-sound scanning machine, an auto clave, a suction machine, a delivery trolleys and an air-conditioner to the Eravur Base Hospital in the eastern province.

These equipment donated to the Maternity ward of the hospital, will greatly assist doctors in diagnosing and monitoring a number of different health conditions of the mother and her baby and will also be helpful to assist in other procedures and treatments that are required. This in turn will minimize many of the health risks that can be associated with pregnancy.

Cambio’s Senior Vice President Software Engineering Göran Sköld, Director Sushena Ranatunga and Head of Sri Lanka operations Dharshana Jayawardena and a team of Cambio employees participated in this occasion. In addition to donating of this equipment, the staff of Cambio Sri Lanka also participated in cleaning and painting the Emergency Ward of the hospital.  

The Hospital Director of the Eravur Base Hospital Dr. Faleel, addressed the gathering at this occasion and thanked Cambio Healthcare Systems for their generous contribution, which he said will help realise the hospitals long felt need to provide modern medical facilities for the Maternity Ward. He explained that the scanning machine is used to scan the health of the fetus and will be a reliable assistant for the doctors in their daily diagnosis needs, and the suction machine which is a special apparatus for sucking amniotic fluid and oral cavity mucus from infants born from c-section, will help save infant lives. He further stated “We are very grateful to Cambio for giving us the chance to add this vital equipment to our maternity ward, which will help to further enhance the quality of care to our patients.”

Cambio is currently one of the largest e-Health providers in Europe and  has its advanced software development centre in Sri Lanka, bringing much deserved acclaim to the country by being responsible for designing and developing enterprise healthcare solutions for some of the leading hospitals in Europe.

 “We have been having a strong eight year relationship with Sri Lanka and our status in this country cannot be attributed to our business achievements alone. Our commitment to the community reaches beyond that. We believe it is essential to support the community to ensure that it gets good healthcare and that the health sector is properly equipped to enable health officers carry out their duties efficiently and effectively for the wellbeing of the people in the different communities, especially one that has experienced a 30-year war.” Göran Sköld said.

Dharshana Jayawardena also endorsed these statements by commenting that the hospital obviously plays a vital role in supporting the well-being of the community in the area. He pointed out that in addition to the donation by the company, their staff was more than happy to extend their time and effort to clean and paint the premises of the ETU and that this project was initiated with the objective of contributing something to the country that is home to over 200 of Cambio’s software engineering staff, which is a very vital part of the company and a key to its future success.