Kandy Teaching Hospital officially named a National Hospital

Kandy Teaching Hospital officially named a National Hospital

Kandy Teaching Hospital officially named a National Hospital

Written by Staff Writer

30 Oct, 2019 | 10:20 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) – The Kandy Teaching Hospital was officially made a National Hospital today (October 30).

Set up in 1860 as an infectious disease hospital, the Kandy Teaching Hospital was given its name in 1964 and today it is a fully equipped hospital in the Central Province.

The hospital is well known for performing transplants and Sri Lanka’s first-ever heart transplant took place at the Kandy National Hospital.

The staff over 500 has been employed at the hospital and facilitates medication to more than 3000 patients daily.

 

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