Karapitiya branch

Formation of the 3rd branch of the CCA at Teaching hospital Karapitiya was held on 18th of August 2011 .It was initiated by Dr.Upul Ekanayake and Dr.Iresh Jayaweera.Event was blessed by the presence of Dr.Samadhi Rajapakse.Fourty new members were present on that day.Officials were selected and a display of Sacred relics of Lord buddha and Rahulo thero along with Rewatha Thero occurred after the meeting.

Main activities highlighted

Building a shrine room in the cancer unit premises.

Building Hospice for the terminally ill and the day therapy patients, a land in the hospital premises will be provided by the director.

Home visits by a team-to care for the terminally ill.

A pinkama(meritorious activity) at the Yatagla Raja Maha Viharaya-where a descendent bo tree of Jaya srimaha bodhiya is situated with the involvement of patients.Date on 15.09.2011 at 6.30 pm.

Theruwan saranii

Dr.Iresh Jayaweera

Office bearers,


Rev.Kanumuldeniyae Chandrawimala Thero,Galle Buddhist Center

Dr.Jayampathi Senanayake,Director,Teaching Hospital Karapitiya

Dr. Upul Ekanayake, Consultant Clinical Oncologist

Dr. Ramya Ragunathan,Senior Consultant Physician

President/CCA- Karapitiya Branch

Dr. Iresh Jayaweera


Mrs. M .S.Thilaka


Miss. Asanka Munasinghe      


Cancer care Association-Karapitiya branch

NO:62B, Maitipe first Lane


Sri Lanka

e-mail: ireshlj@yahoo.com

Phone :+94718498400

Monetary Donations:

Cheques in favor of “Cancer care Association-Karapitiya branch”

Current A/C 1135008598

Savings A/C 8135008598

Commercial Bank Karapitiya Branch.

Activities Organized by CCA- Karapitiya Branch

First Puja Activity-At Yatagala Raja Maha Viharaya

Second Puja Activity-At Rumassala Sama Chaitya ( Pagoda)

Home Based Palliative Care Service

Tea Project

Buddhist Shrine Room (Budu Medura)

Opening of the shrine room

The project “Gilanopasthana”

 Puja Activity at Kachchiwatta Ancient Temple,Galle

Meditation program for Members at Loadstar,Midigama 26th Feb 2012

Annual General Meeting 2012

Pinkama on 1st of April 2012 at Kottawa Monastry

Avrudu Program for Kids with Cancer

Awareness program fro Teachers and Hospital Staff.

Vesak pinkama 2012

Anuradhapura Vandana 2012 

Anurahapura vandana 2012 photographs

One response to “Karapitiya branch

  1. Saadhuu……… Saadhuu …………. Saadhuu

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