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IMPROVING THE CARDIOLOGY UNIT OF JAFFNA TEACHING HOSPITAL AND ENHANCING THE SERVICES PROVIDED. Dr.P.Lakshman Jaffna Teaching Hospital. Situation in General and Situation at Jaffna Teaching Hospital.
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Jaffna Teaching Hospital
Health care facilities available at the developing countries are usually below the standard of developed countries.
Our home land – North and Eastern region of Srilanka has both features
Part of a developing country
Affected by a protracted conflict for nearly 25 years.
Impact clearly visible in all spheres of life
1981 – One million
2007 – Half a million
Several thousand people
left the region and took refuge in other countries
continue their life in camps for internally displaced people or moved to other safer areas.
Paved way to a severe dearth of professionals and health sector is the most affected
Almost all the hospitals have lack of facilities
Considerably increased the work load of Jaffna teaching hospital.
Cardiology service is available only at Jaffna Teaching Hospital.
Thus it has become a service to the entire peninsula-in other words to the northern province.
Echo, Exercise Treadmill, Holter monitor
future high dependency unit…?
Exercise treadmill section
Directly admitted to Jaffna Teaching Hospital or being transferred from other hospitals.
In addition 190 patients with serious cardiac ailments were transferred by air for further investigation and management with the help of ICRC
during this process.
If proper facilities are available in Jaffna Teaching Hospital all these patients would have been benefited.
Thus it was planned to establish a high dependency unit and it is not yet materializedESTABLISHMENT OF A HIGH DEPENDENCY UNIT
efficient usage of CCU beds
Percutaneous coronary intervention
Balloon valvuloplasty especially PTMC
Device closure of congenital defects2.ESTABLISHMENT OF A CARDIAC CATHETERIZATION LABORATORY WITH FACILITIES FOR INVESTIGATION AND INTERVENTION
If facility is available at JTH
need further training
booklets and leaflets
“SERVICE IS THE RENT WE PAY FOR THE ROOM WE OCCUPY ON EARTH”