Donation of essential medical instruments to Cheddikulam Base Hospital

Published on 2020-12-14 @ 09:46:00 PM

Tamil Engineers Foundation and Australian Medical Aid Foundation (AMAF) joined hands with Rotary International to donate medical instruments worth $58,860.11 (Approx. LKR 7Million).Dr Akilendran, Medical Superintendent of Cheddikulam Base Hospital made a request to TEF in April 2019 to deliver a long list of Medical Instruments. TEF took the initiative to seek the support from Rotary International through Rotary Club (Kellyville) and AMAF (Australian Medical Aid Foundation) to deliver the essential medical items. Many meetings/negotiations were conducted behind the scenes including discussions with the Director of Health at Northern Provincial Council of Sri Lanka for many months to overcome many hurdles to get this project lifted off the ground.Read more...

Token of support to a Sports event held at Uyirilai Center Mankulam to mark the International Disability People Day

Published on 2020-12-05 @ 06:34:00 AM

Rotary Club of Colombo South is organised a sports event from 28th November to 3rd of December 2020 at Uyirilai Health Association Center, Mankulam.Uyrilai association have two hundred and ten members in northern and eastern part of Sri Lanka who are spinal cord injured people during the civil war, they need medical attention and livelihood support. The purpose of this event to motivate them and give hope for them and their families for a better future, this event will bring the attention of the world on themRead more...

Donation to refurbish the Male Ward at Point Pedro Base Hospital

Published on 2020-08-04 @ 10:12:00 PM

At the request of Dr. V. Kamala Nathan (Acting Superintendent) of Base Hospital Point Pedro, Tamil Engineers Foundation recently donated Rs 1 Million to assist with the refurbishment and extension of the male ward at the hospital.This hospital is a central health facility covering a wide area of the northern part of Jaffna peninsula, traditionally known as Vadamaradchy and serving many surrounding suburbs. In a month this hospital provides treatment to approximately 12000 OPD patients, 2500 inward admissions and around 550 admissions for emergency treatment. For the last many years this hospital didn’t receive significant funding from the Govt for any refurbishment/upgrade works. Currently the hospital is undergoing a rapid refurbishment and some upgrades in facilitiesRead more...

Funding proposal to donate essential Medical Instruments worth $58 860 (Rs.7 Million) to Cheddikulam Base Hospital

Published on 2020-04-02 @ 09:52:00 AM

Funding Proposal to donate essential Medical Instruments worth $58,860 (Rs. 7Million) to Cheddikulam Base HospitalWe are pleased to advise that a funding proposal to donate essential medical instruments to Cheddikulam Base Hospital to a value of AUD58,860.11 (Approx. Rs 7.0Million) has been approved by Rotary ClubDr. Akilendran, Medical Superintendent of Cheddikulam Base Hospital made a request to TEF in April 2019 to procure a list of Medical Instruments. TEF took the initiative to seek the support from Rotary Club (Kellyville) and AMAF (Australian Medical Aid Foundation) to deliver essential medical items. After several meetings/negotiations and discussions with the Director of Health at Northern Provincial Council of SL for the last 11 months helped to overcome many hurdles to lift this project off the ground. We are glad that now Rotary Club has approved the project and allocated their share of $35,972.32. Our sincere thanks to Haran Ramachandran and his team at Rotary Foundation.Refer below for the details of the proposed medical instruments to be procured using the funds The Base Hospital at Cheddikulam provides medical services to approximately 80,000 people. The hospital has 14 doctors, 24 nurses, 12 paramedical staff and 63 health service assistants. The community that are served by this hospital is very poor and they rely solely on this hospital for all their medical treatment. Some of the IDP camps were located at Cheddikulam Area during the trouble times. The above essential medical instruments will greatly improve the patient care of this community at Cheddikulam, which includes pregnant mothers who can get the regular Ultra Sound scans without the need to travel 60 km to Vavuniya hospital.The committee thanks Haran Ramachandran of Rotary Club Kellyville and Dr. Manomohan of AMAF for their great cooperation & commitment to fund this project in collaboration with TEF. It is a great outcome.Our humble request to various Old Boys & Old Girls Associations (OBAs & OGAs) in Sydney, Melbourne and in other states & overseas to consider donating $1000 or more as token support to partner with TEF to implement this worthy project to help the community of Cheddikulam, who have gone through many hardships during the trouble timesSince this project is of significant value, Rotary Foundations in Canada & Japan have come forward to help the Rotary Club (Kellyville & Colombo South) to implement this project. The community in our homeland will get the benefit of this great outcome.Please advise if you wish to make a small contribution $50 or $100 towards this project.As there are many young medical professionals in the recently formed “Youth Charity Network”, we will let them coordinate the implementation phase of this project with Rotary Club, so that they can understand how humanitarian projects can be implemented with the collaboration of like-minded organizations/ people. We thank you all, with your relentless support, we could achieve many more projects to help the people in need."An effort made for the happiness of others lifts us above ourselves." - Mrs. Lydia Maria ChildRead more...

Donation of Beds and Water Filters for Patients with Spinal Cord Injury

Published on 2019-10-12 @ 10:39:00 PM

Tamil Engineers Foundation donated Rs.305,000 (Approx. $ 2500) to “UYIRLAI” (Spinal Cord Injury Association Mullaitivu) to provide 10 beds & 10 Water Filters to the needy patients in Vanni area. The event to hand over the beds & water filters to the patients was held on 28th Sept.The committee thanks and conveys our sincere gratitude to all the donors who made donations towards this worthy cause. We also thank TEF Victorian Chapter for their significant contribution ($1200) for this project. We are sure the donated beds & water filters will help the spinal cord patients in improving their day to day life for years to come.We also thank Mr. V. Baskaran (E90) (Former TEF NSW Committee Member) who coordinated this project with keen interest and the “Spinal Cord Injury Association” for their great cooperation in implementing this project effectively.In 2018, TEF has donated ten wheel-chairs to patients with spinal cord injury through UYIRILAIPlease refer to some photos taken at the event.Read more...

Donation of an Electricity Generator to Enter World Foundation, Kanagarayankulam, Vavuniya.

Published on 2019-04-13 @ 10:23:00 AM

Many war affected people (many of them are partially paralyzed & wheelchair bound) are being housed at “Enter World” and provided accommodation, medical needs, food etc. There are about 12 or more patients at this centre. These affected people need continuous electricity for the function of Medical equipment, Air Mattresses for medical reasons, cooling fan, water supply, etc. The electricity supply in SL, mainly in North & East are frequently getting disrupted due to repairs/upgrades, to supply them with uninterrupted power, “Enter World” made a request to donate them a backup Generator. Enter World made the funding request through E90 batch representatives. TEF had discussions with Enter World & E90 batch in regard to the proposed generator capacity (KVA)/phase/cost etc. Assessment of the required KVA capacity and comparison of quotes were undertaken.Read more...

Donation of patient care items to Vavuniya Hospital - Tamil Engineers Foundation (Engineers Charity Fund)

Published on 2018-03-11 @ 06:18:00 PM

On a recent visit to Australia late last year, Dr. Akilendran (Director, Vavuniya Hospital) discussed with TEF on the urgent needs of Vavuniya Hospital and Vahari Rehab Centre. Read more...

Donation of Bedsheets & Pillows to Vavuniya District Hospital

Published on 2017-06-18 @ 05:19:00 AM

TEF provided the funding in two stages and in total $4892 was donated to Vavuniya hospital to provide in total of 1200 double hospital bed sheets and 100 pillows. Read more...

TEF donated two iPads to Westmead Children Hospital

Published on 2015-05-07 @ 12:00:00 PM

TEF donated two iPads to Westmead Children Hospital in consultation with the hospital staff and children at the hospital would enjoy the gift.Read more...

SUPPLY MEDICINES & SURGICAL ITEMS FOR 60 CATARACT EYE OPERATIONS IN BATTICALOA

Published on 2014-05-22 @ 11:46:00 AM

To supply medicine & surgical items for cataract eye operations in Batticaloa District.Read more...