The Health Ministry has decided to build a new Cancer Hospital in Kandy.
The hospital will serve the patients in the central region. It will be the second largest Cancer Hospital in the country. The 240- bed Hospital will be affiliated to the Kandy General Hospital.
The allocation made by the Government for this project is 100 million rupees. Private funds to build the Hospital are also expected. The Health Ministry desires to complete the work of the nine-storied Hospital building in three years.