The Hospital donates over MVR67,000.00 to Nepal Earthquake Relief Fund
The staff and management of the hospital today donated a sum of MVR67,970.22 to the Nepal earthquake relief fund. This fund was opened as a joint effort by the Maldives Medical Association and the Maldivian Red Crescent Society in an effort to raise funds for the relief of the April 25, 2015 earthquake that has devastated the livelihood of many Nepalese people.
The hospital palced a fund box open for staff contribution and announced that the management will match whichever the amount that was donated by the staff. In this effort, the staff contributed a sum of MVR 33,985.11 within three weeks. With the equivalent contribution of MVR 33,985.11, a total of MVR 67,970.22 was handed to the fund at a ceremony held today at the Hospital. The President of the Maldives Medical Association and the President of Maldivian Red Crescent accepted the donation at the ceremony.
The Managing Director thanked the staff for their generous contribution and assured that ADK Hospital will remain to assist in event of humanitarian crisis. The Secretary General of the Maldivian Red Crescent also spoke at the ceremony, appreciating the contributions of the Hospital to the relief fund and to humanity in general. He stated that "ADK is always at the forefront in assisting the humanitarian cause."
The ceremony was attended by media and staff of the hospital as well.