:: 2010-03-22 10:50:15 Hours |
Tellippalai District Hospital which is situated within the High
Security Zone (HSZ) was reopened for public on 15th March 2010 after
20 years of non activity due to tensed situation prevailed.
Now, the public will have access to all the facilities of this hospital
including 2 Psychiatrist wards, 2 Medical wards, 1 Children ward,
2 Surgical wards, one Maternity ward and an Operating Theatre including
the Cancer Treatment Unit without any hindrance. This hospital now
serves for approximately 300,000 people while cancer facility is
available for 800,000 population in Jaffna and Kilinochchi and other
This occasion was graced by Commander Security Forces (Jaffna) Major
General Mahinda Hathurisinghe and Government Agent – Jaffna Mr.
K Ganesh with Deputy Regional Director of Health Service (DRDHS)
and District Medical Officer (DMO) in attendance.