Sri Lanka opens largest nephrology hospital in South Asia
The hospital features 200 general inpatient beds and 100 hemodialysis beds.
Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has opened the largest specialized nephrology hospital in South Asia, which was built through a grant from China, Xinhua reported.
Located in Polonnaruwa, the China-Sri Lanka Friendship National Nephrology Hospital has an area of 25,000 sqm, featuring 200 general inpatient beds, 100 hemodialysis beds, and 20 intensive care beds.
The hospital features laboratories, radiation and CT scan services, and an auditorium.
The hospital was requested by former President Sirisena during a visit to China in 2015. The complex took 30 months to construct.