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Free Cardiology clinic & Donation of Echo machine

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Mayooran Shanmuganathan
Mannar

Fundraiser - To hold free echocardiogram & cardiology clinic in Mannar & to donate an echocardiogram machine for use in Northern Province, Sri Lanka.

Raising money for
Assist Resettlement & Renaissance

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Total raised
£1,968.00

Target
£20000.00

9%

Donations accepted until 15-05-2018

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About

ABOUT ASSIST RR: Assist Rehabilitation and Renaissance (Assist RR) is a registered charity in the United Kingdom and a registered Non Governmental Organisation (NGO) in Sri Lanka. It was formed in December 2012 to help raise funds for war-affected individuals in the Northern and Eastern Provinces of Sri Lanka. Amongst its various humanitarian projects (http://assistrr.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/Assist-RR-Projects-161116.pdf), it has implemented notable healthcare ventures, including that of building three medical wards (male, female & pediatric) in Puthukidiyurupu Hospital in Mullaitivu district and funding more than 2200 cataract surgeries in Sri Lanka, mainly in the north and east of Sri Lanka. ABOUT ME: I am a cardiology registrar in the final year of my training in UK. On a recent trip to Sri Lanka, I met up with the health officials and have identified this project as viable and believe this will make a definite impact on the local population's healthcare. We have conducted two clinics in June and November 2017 when we helped over 450 patients. We now seek to perform further clinics every 4 months and also purchase an echocardiogram machine to be used for this purpose.
 

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Event details

Free echocardiogram & cardiology clinic Sri Lanka

After a successful clinic in June 2017, during which 255 patients of all ages were seen by the volunteer cardiologists, the second clinic took place in November 2017. The patients would otherwise have had to wait months for an appointment and travel 100s of kilometres to see a cardiac specialist, often involving an overnight admission to Mannar hospital and inter-hospital transport the next morning. During this clinic, the doctors assessed 200 patients. Patients with heart conditions were given follow up appointments with a general medical physician in Mannar District General Hospital. Others were referred to the nearest paediatric cardiologist, interventional cardiologist and cardiothoracic surgeon for further evaluation of their symptoms with view to an interventional procedure or surgery.

Assist RR seeks funds to support this project and also for the purchase of a new echocardiogram machine to be used in other areas in the Northern Province. It guarantees that 100% of donations will be used for the project and not for any administrative costs.  Further details: http://assistrr.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Echo-Cardiogram-Clinic-Mannar-June-2017-Report.pdf

Event date

12-February-2018 08:00  - 
15-February-2018 17:00

Event type

Free Cardiology clinic Sri Lanka

57 days to event start

Location

Mannar,
SRI LANKA

Donations

Well done May. Really proud of you as always
Donation by Goki
on 06-12-2017
£50.00
£12.50 gift aid
Donation by Anonymous
on 19-11-2017
£20.00
£0.00 gift aid
Donation by M Pathmanathan
on 06-11-2017
£150.00
£37.50 gift aid
Donation by Y Pathmanathan
on 22-10-2017
£100.00
£25.00 gift aid
Donation by Tharmini Srithavarajah
on 17-10-2017
Donation by Vigna
on 16-10-2017
£25.00
£6.25 gift aid
Keep up the Good job in Mannar.It is good to see young Tamils giving back to the underpriviledged groups.
Donation by Pushpam Yoganathan Anonymous
on 07-10-2017
£100.00
£25.00 gift aid
Keep up with the good work.
Donation by Varathalingam
on 23-06-2017
£25.00
£6.25 gift aid
Glad to see this initiative. Good luck!
Donation by Mahee
on 04-06-2017
£40.00
£10.00 gift aid
Donation by paramanathan
on 26-05-2017
£25.00
£6.25 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £1,718.00
Offline Donations: £250.00
Total Raised: £1,968.00
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £2,280.00

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