Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne has promised that a Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratories would be set up in each province to enhance medical facilities for people suffering from heart ailments.
He was addressing the Sri Lanka Heart Association’s 17th Annual Academic Sessions held in Colombo recently. During his address, Dr.Rajitha noted: ‘We are in the process of establishing a cardiac catheterisation laboratory in every province. This will help minimise the out of pocket expenses of heart patients while reducing the waiting period for surgeries. It is also my wish to upgrade the national cardiology unit at NHSL."