Union Assurance PLC offered vital medical equipment to four government hospitals as part of an initiative launched in response to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, offering much needed support in Sri Lanka’s efforts to enhance capacity for patients. The COVID-19 pandemic has so far infected over 257,225 people and caused over 3,030 deaths in Sri Lanka.
Commenting on the initiative, Jude Gomes, the CEO of Union Assurance said, “COVID knows no boundaries, and it is our responsibility to assist the people and institutions at the frontline of the battle against the pandemic. During these unprecedented times, Union Assurance will remain steadfast in our commitment to support the country and our people.”
The medical equipment – highflow oxygen machines, emergency trolleys, video laryngoscopes, and ventilators were distributed to the Medawachchiya Base Hospital, Anuradhapura Teaching Hospital, Gampaha District General Hospital, and Kamburupitiya Base Hospital on 24th, 25th, and 30th June.
Union Assurance is a part of the John Keells Group, Sri Lanka’s largest listed conglomerate. It is among the most awarded Insurance companies in Sri Lanka, completing over three decades of success with a market capitalization of Rs. 18.4 Bn, a Life Fund of Rs. 43.3 Bn and a Capital Adequacy Ratio (CAR) of 306% as at March 2021. Set to empower the Sri Lankan Dream, Union Assurance offers Life Insurance solutions that cover education, health, investment, protection, and retirement needs of Sri Lankans. With 76 branches and an over 3000-strong workforce, Union Assurance continues to invest in people, products, and processes with a customer-centric focus to be responsive to emerging changes in the Life Insurance industry.
Caption: Union Assurance members – Jayantha Kumara (Deputy GM – Distribution), Suranga Samarakoon (Assistant GM – Distribution), Kalinga Jayantha (Assistant GM – Distribution), Nibasanda Abeywardana (Assistant GM – Business Development), Sachintha Meegama (Manager – Comms & CSR), Premalal Kumarasiri (Senior RM – Thambuththegama), Chaminda Kumara (RSM – Anuradhapura), and Ramyasiri Gamage (RM – Gampaha) handing over medical equipment.
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