Terumo Corporation and its exclusive distributor Hemas Surgicals & Diagnostics (Pvt) Ltd are commemorating Terumo’s 30 years in Sri Lanka by donating hypodermic syringes to the Lady Ridgeway Hospital for Children, as a first step of a series of donations planned for hospitals across the island. The donation is part of Hemas’ commitment towards making healthy living accessible to communities across Sri Lanka.
Hemas believes that every family deserves a better tomorrow and is committed to providing healthcare products and services to all areas of Sri Lanka without any inequalities. The company’s partnership with Terumo allows them to fulfil their social responsibility to the general public through their own products and services.
Jude Fernando, Managing Director of Hemas Surgicals & Diagnostics added, “As Hemas celebrates its 30th anniversary as exclusive distributor for Terumo Corporation Japan, we are proud to mark this milestone by making as series of donations to hospitals in Sri Lanka, in collaboration with Terumo. In addition to making a positive impact on the healthcare industry in Sri Lanka, we are also hopeful that this initiative will be well received by everyone who are facing a medicine shortage at present. We extend our sincere gratitude to Terumo Singapore Pte. Ltd. for generously providing the hypodermic syringes for these donations, which will support patients across the country.”
Speaking on this initiative, Delan Silva, Senior Business Manager, Terumo stated, “Terumo is a global leader in medical technology and has been committed to ‘Contributing to Society through Healthcare’ for 100 years. Based in Tokyo and operating globally to provide innovative medical solutions in more than 160 countries and regions, the company started as a Japanese thermometer manufacturer and has been supporting healthcare ever since. Now, its extensive business portfolio ranges from vascular intervention and cardio-surgical solutions, blood transfusion and cell therapy technology, to medical products essential for daily clinical practice. Terumo will further strive to be of value to patients, medical professionals, and society at large,”
The donation to Lady Ridgeway Hospital for Children demonstrates Hemas’ and Terumo’s commitment towards contributing to society through healthcare. The project highlights Hemas’ dedication to strive to be of value to communities across the country. Hemas remains committed to fulfilling its social responsibility and providing high-quality healthcare products and services to all areas of Sri Lanka.
Photo caption: Caption : Managing Director of Hemas Surgicals & Diagnostics (Pvt) Ltd. Jude Fernando handing over the donation to Dr. G. Wijesuriya (Director LRH/ Actg DDG (MS)II) and Dr. Duminda Samarasinghe (Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist – LRH)