New building complexes were declared open to upgrade health facilities in Northern Province.
Three two storied buildings were constructed at Vadukodai Regional Hospital, Kayts Base Hospital and Maruthankerny Regional Hospital and another three single storied buildings at Velani Base Hospital, Chankanai Base Hospital and Kodikamam Base Hospital.
Dr. Rajitha Senaratne, Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine, symbolically declared opened three building at Vadukodai, Kayts and Maruthankerny on 24th September 2017. The required funds for the above construction were provided by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) based in Switzerland.
Deputy Minister of Health Faizal Cassim, Governor of Northern Province Reginald Cooray, Provincial Health Minister Dr.G.Gunaseelan, SF Commander Jaffna District Maj. Gen. Darshana Hettiarachchi, Secretary of Provincial Health Ministry S.Thiruvakaran, Director of Jaffna RDHS Dr.A.Ketheesaran, Project officials, Medical Officers and other relevant officials also participated in these events.