Japan to Upgrade Sri Lankan Hospital

The Japan International Cooperation Agency has initiated a USD25 million program to build new facilities for a Sri Lankan teaching hospital before the end of the year, Sri Lanka’s Daily News reports. The JICA project would give the Jaffna Teaching Hospital additional medical equipment and a new three-story building envisioned to house a critical care unit and a supply and sterilizing department.

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