The Seva Vanitha Unit of the Ministry of Defence (MoD SVU) donated an Ultrasound Scanner to the National Cancer Hospital in Maharagama on July 16, Thursday. The donation of the Ultrasound Scanner by the SVU fulfilled a long-felt need of the Cancer Hospital, and will be a boon to the large number of patients at the hospital’s children’s unit.

The movable scanner will provide a great support to examine patients who are unable to move. Chairperson of the MoD SVU, S Basnayake, Director of the National Cancer Hospital Maharagama, Dr G Wijesooriya, Vice President of the MoD SVU Indu Rathnayake, members of the hospital staff and MoD SVU were present at the occasion.