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Free Cardiology clinic & Donation of equipment

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Mayooran Shanmuganathan
Mannar

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

Raising money for
Assist Resettlement & Renaissance

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Total raised
£11,348.00

Target
£28000.00

40%

Donations accepted until 29-09-2018

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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 had conducted two clinics in June and November 2017 when we helped over 450 patients. On my trip in February 2018 I saw and helped a further 125 patients. We seek your help to perform this every 4 months. 

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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 2 new cardiac exercise treadmill machines to be used in Mannar Hospital and Killinochi Hosptal. 1000s of patients will benefit from this every year. Please visit https://youtu.be/2U-7bysbGyE
Assist RR guarantees that 100% of donations will be used for the project and not for any administrative costs. 

Event date

25-June-2018 08:00  - 
29-June-2018 17:00

Event type

Free Cardiology clinic Sri Lanka

35 days to event start

Location

Mannar,
MANNAR,
Sri Lanka

Donations

For the most marginalised districts of Sri Lanka.
Donation by Wimal
on 14-05-2018
£5,000.00
£1,250.00 gift aid
Thank you for your good work Dr. மயூரன். We need people like you. Keep it up. நன்றி.
Donation by Raj
on 14-05-2018
£100.00
£25.00 gift aid
Keep it up daddy
Donation by Swetha
on 22-03-2018
£25.00
£6.25 gift aid
In the message box put 'This money is for buying necessary equipment to conduct the cardiology clinic in Mannar,
Donation by Anonymous
on 01-03-2018
£475.00
£118.75 gift aid
Donation by Mahileswaran Kumarsamy
on 26-02-2018
£100.00
£0.00 gift aid
To run the clinic for a week
Donation by Martyn Garner
on 14-02-2018
£300.00
£0.00 gift aid
Keep up the good work
Donation by Vijayan Somasundram
on 14-02-2018
£25.00
£0.00 gift aid
Respect the movement
Donation by Anonymous
on 13-02-2018
£5.00
£0.00 gift aid
Keep up your Good work Mayooran. From Baby sithy
Donation by Velauthapillai
on 13-02-2018
£25.00
£0.00 gift aid
Well done Mayooran . Good luck for your service.
Donation by chelvi
on 13-02-2018
£25.00
£0.00 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £8,098.00
Offline Donations: £3,250.00
Total Raised: £11,348.00
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £13,122.50

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