APSL Emergency Relief Fund (APSL ERF): Urgent medical supplies to 22 hospitals in Sri Lanka

Calcium Gluconate donation worth Rs.1.4 million was recently handed over to the Sri Lanka College of Internal Medicine (SLCIM) by APSL in collaboration with Heal Sri Lanka (UK) team.
 
“Please accept my profound thanks for becoming our partners in SLCIM Life Line by donating Calcium Gluconate drugs for Sri Lankan government hospitals. Calcium Gluconate is an essential lifesaving drug in adult and paediatric practice-,” said Dr Ganaka Senarathne, President of SLCIM.
 
On behalf of APSL and Heal Sri Lanka team, Ms Deshika Herat and the pharmaceutical company representatives handed over the items to Dr Dilusha Lamabadusuriya, joint secretary, Sri Lanka College of Internal Medicine.
APSL wishes to thank Dr Dammini Abhayawickrama and the team at #Heal Sri Lanka UK, for joining hands with APSL, and Dr Ganaka Senarathne, President of SLCIM, Ms Deshika Herat, and Ms Avanthi Gunatilake for their dedication, commitment and kind coordination.
 
A special thank you to all our donors for supporting the cause. Please see below photos of the donation and the attached thanking letter.
For further information, please contact Dr Leshan Uggalla via leshanu@apsl.org.uk and to help Sri Lanka during this hour of need please use methods below:
 
4. Bank transfers to APSL UK account
Account Name: APSL UK
Bank: HSBC
Account: 61550756
Sort Code: 40-38-20
SWIFT: HBUKGB4151L
IBAN: GB86HBUK40382061550756
 
5. Bank transfers to APSL SL account
Account Name: APSL in the UK
Bank: Bank of Ceylon (BOC)
Branch: Ja-Ela
Account: 80102896
Calcium Gluconate donation worth Rs.1.4 million was recently handed over to the Sri Lanka College of Internal Medicine (SLCIM) by APSL in collaboration with Heal Sri Lanka (UK) team.
 
“Please accept my profound thanks for becoming our partners in SLCIM Life Line by donating Calcium Gluconate drugs for Sri Lankan government hospitals. Calcium Gluconate is an essential lifesaving drug in adult and paediatric practice-,” said Dr Ganaka Senarathne, President of SLCIM.
 
On behalf of APSL and Heal Sri Lanka team, Ms Deshika Herat and the pharmaceutical company representatives handed over the items to Dr Dilusha Lamabadusuriya, joint secretary, Sri Lanka College of Internal Medicine.
APSL wishes to thank Dr Dammini Abhayawickrama and the team at #Heal Sri Lanka UK, for joining hands with APSL, and Dr Ganaka Senarathne, President of SLCIM, Ms Deshika Herat, and Ms Avanthi Gunatilake for their dedication, commitment and kind coordination.
 
A special thank you to all our donors for supporting the cause. Please see below photos of the donation and the attached thanking letter.
For further information, please contact Dr Leshan Uggalla via leshanu@apsl.org.uk and to help Sri Lanka during this hour of need please use methods below:
 
4. Bank transfers to APSL UK account
Account Name: APSL UK
Bank: HSBC
Account: 61550756
Sort Code: 40-38-20
SWIFT: HBUKGB4151L
IBAN: GB86HBUK40382061550756
 
5. Bank transfers to APSL SL account
Account Name: APSL in the UK
Bank: Bank of Ceylon (BOC)
Branch: Ja-Ela
Account: 80102896

APSL Emergency Relief Fund (ERF) – Urgent medical supplies to National Hospital of Sri Lanka

Thanks to the efforts of many, APSL with the help of Aspire Community Foundation, Sri Lanka were able to donate medical supplies worth over Rs. 400,000 to the National Hospital of Sri Lanka recently, specially aimed at preventing SLE (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus). 
“This donation will help treat 273 patients for one month to prevent complications of SLE,” said Dr Buddhika Jayaratna, Senior Registrar Rheumatologist together with Dr Monika De Silva, Consultant Rheumatologist who handed over the supplies to Dr W K Wickramasinghe, Deputy Director General NHSL and Dr Jayaruwan Bandara, Senior Registrar Administration, on behalf of APSL.
A special thanks goes to all our kind donors for your generosity and Ms Nayanee Silva, Founder and President of the Aspire Community Foundation, Dr Anuradha Samarasinghe , Dr Varuni Mallikaarachchi, GP Trainee, UK and Dr Buddhika Jayaratna for their dedication and commitment.

18th Annual General Meeting – Saturday 21 May 2022 – Windsor/ Heathrow Marriott Hotel – Slough -2.00 pm to 6.00 pm.

18th Annual General Meeting of the Association of Professional Sri Lankans in the United Kingdom will be held on Saturday 21 May 2022 at Windsor/ Heathrow Marriott Hotel, Ditton Rd, Langley, Slough SL3 8PT, from 2.00 pm to 6.00 pm. In case you require further details, please contact General Secretary generalsecretary@apsl.org.uk  

Mrs Gayani Senartane

General Secretary

Association of Professional Sri Lankans in the United Kingdom

APSL Emergency Relief Fund (ERF)- Urgent medical supply donation to Anuradhapura Teaching Hospital, Sri Lanka

We are pleased to inform you that we have made a medical supply donation to the Paediatric Unit at Teaching Hospital Anuradhapura through APSL Emergency Response Fund (ERF). The APSL Florence De Silva fund for Children supported part of the donation and we have donated LKR 394,530.00 worth of medical supplies to help them in emergency management as well as relieving acute symptoms of common childhood illnesses.

On behalf of APSL, Dr Udaya De Silva – Consultant Paediatrician, Teaching Hospital Anuradhapura, handed over the items to Mrs Galagoda, Nursing in-charge at TH Anuradhapura. Donations were made on two occasions, and Dr Thilini Anuradhika (SHO), Mrs Adhikari (NO), Dr Asiri (HO), Dr Rasika Abeypala (SHO), Dr Wickramasinghe (paediatric Registrar) were present during these donations.

APSL wishes to thank Dr Udaya De Silva for his dedication, commitment and kind coordination and all our donors for supporting the cause. Please see below photos of the donation.

If you are thinking of donating to this cause, please use the below methods. Also, please share this among your friends and professional networks to help our motherland during this critical time. 

  1. Via Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/donate/1175960783240597/
  2. Via Givey – https://www.givey.com/apslerfteam
  3. Via PayPal – https://www.paypal.com/biz/fund?id=Q2Z38XPAR3AHA
  4.  Bank transfer

Account Name:         APSL UK

Bank:              HSBC

Account:        61550756

Sort Code:     40-38-20

SWIFT:           HBUKGB4151L

IBAN:              GB86HBUK40382061550756

For further details on APSL Emergency Relief Fund and its current funding cause, please contact Project Lead Dr Leshan Uggalla (Leshanu@apsl.prg.uk) or Mr Thushara Madurasinghe (president@apsl.org.uk) (president@apsl.org.uk).

Thank you.

APSL Emergency Relief Fund (ERF)- Urgent medical supply donation to the District General Hospital Hambanthota, Sri Lanka

Dear all,

We are pleased to inform you that we have made our first urgent medical supply donation to the District General Hospital Hambanthota, through APSL Emergency Relief Fund (ERF). We have donated LKR 604,000.00 worth of medical supplies to support their ICU and operation theatre activities. These supplies will fulfil their two weeks requirement. 

On behalf of APSL, Dr Suranga Ubeysekara– Director, District General Hospital Hambanthota, handed over the items to Mr T.G.R.M.P Kumara, Chief Pharmacist at DGH Hambanthota.  

APSL wishes to thank Dr Suranga Ubeysekara for his dedication, commitment and kind coordination and all our donors for supporting the cause. 

If you are thinking of donating to this cause, please use the below methods. Also, please share this among your friends and professional networks to help our motherland during this critical time. 

  1. Via Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/donate/1175960783240597/
  2. Via Givey – https://www.givey.com/apslerfteam
  3. Via PayPal – https://www.paypal.com/biz/fund?id=Q2Z38XPAR3AHA
  4.  Bank transfer

Account Name:         APSL UK

Bank:              HSBC

Account:        61550756

Sort Code:     40-38-20

SWIFT:           HBUKGB4151L

IBAN:              GB86HBUK40382061550756

For further details on APSL Emergency Relief Fund and its current funding cause, please contact Project Lead Dr Leshan Uggalla (Leshanu@apsl.prg.uk) or Mr Thushara Madurasinghe (president@apsl.org.uk) (president@apsl.org.uk).

Thank you.

 

APSL relaunches Emergency Relief Fund (“ERF”) to provide urgent/critical medical supplies to Sri Lanka

Due to the current economic situation in Sri Lanka, in an immediate response to the current severe shortage of essential medicines and medical equipment in several hospitals, The Association of Professional Sri Lankans in the UK (‘’APSL’’) has relaunched it’s Emergency Relief Fund (“ERF”) to provide urgent/critical medical supplies to these hospitals.

We have been in direct contact with senior/operational medical staff at each of these hospitals, and from the funds we raise, equipment, medicines and other essential items will be supplied directly to such hospitals.

All of our efforts through APSL (UK registered charity No: 1145786) will be by way of direct help to the end user hospitals and our aim is to help solve to some extent, the serious shortage of essential medical items in government hospitals in Sri Lanka. With your kind and generous donations, patients will be able to receive treatment without having to undergo unnecessary stress and trauma due to lack of medicines and equipment.

If you are able to support this worthy and timely cause, please donate now using one of the platforms listed below:

Bank: HSBC

Account Name: APSL UK

Account: 61550756

Sort Code: 40-38-20

SWIFT:  HBUKGB4151L

IBAN: GB86HBUK40382061550756

As APSL is a UK registered Charity, and if you are a UK taxpayer, once you have made your donation, please also complete and return the GiftAid form to president@apsl.org.uk, so that a further 25% of your donation will be paid to the good cause you contributed to, by HMRC/UK Government.

Alternatively, if you run a business or are self-employed and a donation is made from your business to the APSL Charity, such payment can be claimed as a 100% reduction from your year-end corporation tax payment to HMRC.

For any further information, please contact Dr. Leshan Uggalla – Vice President APSL leshanu@apsl.org.uk, who will be coordinating the fund-raising initiative and will be liaising with the hospitals in Sri Lanka.
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Invest Sri Lanka Forum – 31st March 2022 – SLHC – London

The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) will host an ‘Invest Sri Lanka’ forum in the UK for the professional Sri Lankan work force in the UK, in collaboration with the SEC, stock brokerage firms, the Sri
Lankan High Commission and the Association of Professional Sri Lankans in the UK
(APSL).

This event will be held on 31st March 2022 from 5.30 – 8.00pm, at the Sri Lankan High Commission in London.

Invest Sri Lanka is a series of forums organized by the Securities and Exchange
Commission (SEC) of Sri Lanka and the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) to promote
foreign investment in the Sri Lankan capital market and to showcase investment
opportunities in leading Sri Lankan listed companies. The forums were well
received in key overseas markets such as the USA, Australia, New Zealand, UAE,
India, Switzerland, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Dubai.

For further details and registration, please click to  visit the SLHC website

Download the event flyer.

 

President of APSL delivers keynote speech at COSMOS event to commemorate the 74th Independence Day of Sri Lanka

The President of APSL, Thushara Madurasinghe was invited to deliver the Keynote speech at an event to commemorate the 74th Independence Day of Sri Lanka. The event organised by the Council of Sri Lankan Muslim Organisations (COSMOS) and Al – furqan Luton was held at the Chiltern Academy in Luton.
Amongst the many distinguished guests that attended the event were:
H.E Mrs Saroja Sirisena – Sri Lanka High Commissioner
Mr Shakeer Nawas – President, COSMOS
Mr Abdul Firoze – President, Al Furqan Luton Lankan Muslims
Hon Mahmood Hussain, Mayor of Luton
Mr James Langwith – Chief Inspector Bedfordshire Police
John Ranjan Yorke – Chairman, Conservative Friends of Sri Lanka
The event helped to mark and celebrate Sri Lanka’s 74 years of independence and commemorate the individuals that contributed to it’s achievement.