In keeping with the Pan Asia Bank CSR initiative to improve hospital facilities around the country, the Eastern Area Branches of Pan Asia Bank successfully completed a project at the Teaching Hospital, Batticaloa, on 24th of October 2018. The Teaching Hospital, Batticaloa, is the main hospital in the Eastern Province and the only teaching hospital in the province.
The hospital consists of 40 wards with over 1,100 beds of which 150 are in the three paediatric wards. The patients are served by 200 doctors and 500 nurses. Over 100,000 indoor patients and over 400,000 outdoor patients receive treatment from this hospital.
Pan Asia Bank staff members under the CSR project, cleaned the paediatric wards 27 & 28, added curtains to both wards, and donated 300 mosquito nets. In addition, they handed over a fully furnished lactation room for the mothers at the hospital. The staff members also added specially designed, colorful ward files that can be easily organized. A full day of exertion by the bank staff members left the hospital wards looking spruced up and new uplifting the conditions for the patients.