Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

During 2013, we are enabling the Navajeevana Health Centre (NHC), based in Colombo, to expand its services to rural communities in the north and east of the island. 87% of the islands poorest people live in such locations. NHC operates on a “Robin Hood” model; as a private healthcare provider, the team charge realistic fees to richer clients in order to subsidise less fortunate patients.
They plan with MAI’s help to employ more doctors, thus increasing their surpluses out of which they can fund regular mobile healthcare to both north and east. Resettlement of those affected by the war is the northern focus while isolated tsunami-affected villages with no primary healthcare will receive help in the east.

Sri Lanka Partnership concluded

At the conclusion of our three year partnership agreement with Navajeevana Health Centre, MAI Trustees have decided not to renew for another term. Our partnership had been created to enable the Centre to produce increased

February 24th, 2016|Featured, Navajeevana, Projects|

Health Camp serves 237 in 5 hours!

A highly successful mobile medical clinic and dental screening programme was held in Sri Vallipuram last month.  This is a tiny village with no healthcare provision about 60 km south of Kalmunai, an area still

May 12th, 2015|Featured, Navajeevana, Projects|

Hope in Sri Lanka

A Hindu girl, aged 25, arrived at Navajeevana one morning with severe pains in her back and legs. As the doctor explored the causes, the girl spoke of past problems. Lacking love at home and

March 3rd, 2015|Navajeevana, Projects|

Doctor needed for Sri Lanka

Our Partner in Sri Lanka - Navajeevana Health Centre - is appealing to the UK for a family practitioner to join their team for three years. Based in the Centre at Dehiwela in Greater Colombo,

July 7th, 2014|Navajeevana, Projects|

Mahiloormunai Mobile Clinic

Mahiloormunai - a  fishing village of 1,500 people in the East of Sri Lanka - was the location for a mobile clinic run by MAI Partner, Navajeevana.  In temperatures of 38 degrees and high humidity

June 18th, 2014|Navajeevana, Projects|

Col Emil Jeevaratnam

Extending the quality of medical care beyond Colombo is essential

March 5th, 2014|Navajeevana|
February 26th, 2014|Uncategorised|