Bodhi Pooja at Paragoda Temple, Gall.

Bodhi Pooja at the Paragoda Temple, Galle @4p.m today. Organized by Cancer Care Association, Karapitiya Branch, for the spiritual well being of the patients at the Karapitiya Cancer Unit.

All in search of Merits are welcome.

Rgds,
Hasitha Premathilake,
Secretary,
CCASL.

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“The Big Picture” by tiny hands …

An exhibition of paintings done by cancer kids (@ Maharagama National Cancer Hospital) with the guidance of Shanika De Silva (a renowned artist residing in Texas), organized by Cancer Care Association Sri lanka in collaboration with Revive To Survive (Houstan, Texas), will be held at the Casa Serena art gallery @122, Havelock Rd, Colombo 05, from 5.30p.m on-wards.

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We cordially invite you to take part ion this meritorious event on behalf of all cancer patients in Sri Lanka.

Rgds,

Hasitha Premathilake,

Secretary,

CCASL

Gilaanopasthana @Keembhi Ela Monastry by CCASL

Cancer Care Association Sri lanka lead by Dr. Samadhi Rajapakse – Cancer Care Association Sri Lanka in conjunction with its Karapitiya Branch visited the Keembhi Ela Monastry for ailing Buddhist monks and engaged in the highly meritorious act of “Gilaanopasthaana” (tending to he sick).

Here are some captions of this meritorious event.

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Cancer Care Walk – Pettah

Cancer Care Association Sri lanka lead by Dr. Samadhi Rajapakse – Cancer Care Association Sri Lanka, conducted the most successful fund raiser of its 11 year history, raising Rs. 630,000/= within a single day, during the fund raising and awareness walk held in Pettah on 5th July 2014.

Our special thanks goes to Mr. Lal Pathirana, Mr. Malar Malan, Mr. K. Muthukumar, Mr. Shiva (Amro Sugars) and Mr. Jayarathnam of Pettah Trade Union and all members of the Pettah Hindu Youth Association, for organizing and driving this meritorious act on behalf of CCASL. May the blessings of the Triple Gem and the greatest merits be with them all.

The funds raised will be utilized to donate essential drugs like Neupogen and Xeloda for cancer patients and to full fill the patient needs at Cancer Care Hospice (built and maintained CCASL) in Kurundankulama, Anuradhapura.

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A Music Therapy Program for Cancer Patients

Cancer Care Association Sri lanka lead by Dr. Samadhi Rajapaksa, organized a Music Therapy program (a very effective method of pain mitigation, used in modern palliative care) for in-house cancer patients at the Maharagama National Cancer Hospital in-order to uplift their mental well being through mental and physical relaxation.

This was followed by the donation of essential drugs for selected cancer patients.

Here are some captions of the event.

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Cancer Care Walk 2014

Cancer Care Walk 2014, in aid of Cancer Care Hospice and palliative care for cancer patients, organized by Cancer Care Association Sri lanka lead by Dr. Samadhi Rajapakse, in conjunction with Karuna Trust was successfully held on 31st May 2014 in Nugegoda.

A sum of Rs.76,000/= was collected with participation of about 30 volunteers. During this walk a huge eff ort was made to raise cancer awareness and Anti-Tobacco awareness among the general public, since it coincided with World Anti-Tobacco Day.

Below are some captions of the event.

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Opening of Cancer Care Hospice Second stage

CCA raised funds to complete its second stage of the Cancer Care hospice kurundankulama. With lot of hard efforts and events of fund raising activities under the guidance of Hon.Dr.Samadhi Rajapakse CCA was able to complete the project.

Upper floor with a capacity of 20 patients was completed.When the hospice starts its full function it will be one of the biggest hospice in south east asia.

To give merits to the people who donated for the project and for the benefit of inward patients CCA organized a Pirith pinkama and a pindapatha dane/alms giving with the participation of about 140 monks from different area’s of the country.Event was well organized and patients were so happy to get involved in the spiritual activity.

Here are some of the captions from the event..for your merits…

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 We need beds and other necessary items for the newly completed floor,…

Please contact

0094773557123/0094773409787

 

 

Annual general meeting 2014

Dear members/well wishers,

Cancer care Associations annual general meeting for year 2014 will be held on 24th June 2014 at New auditorium of National Institute of Education (NIE),Maharagama at 1.30 pm.

We have already posted letters to the members and there will be paper advertisements during this week.

Last years progress report and audited  accounts will be presented and election of new office bearers for 2014/2015 will take place on this.

I here by invite you all for this occasion to extend support towards this noble cause.

New member can get membership applications on this day.

theruwan sarani!

Dr.Iresh Jayaweera

Hon Secretary

CCA

Please contact 0773409787/0773557123 for inquiries

 

Cancer Care Hospice documentary

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CCA

Art and Palliative Medicine activity

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It seems that Dr Samadhi is her disciple. This picture is his work – he painted it after being very much moved by his visit to the pediatric palliative care clinic that Pallium India and Departments of Pediatrics and Pediatric Neurology jointly run in the Government Medical College Campus, Trivandrum. Most of the children attending the clinic have neurological problems.

 

 

The child in the picture has no face. The mother is holding the baby to herself. She has tried hard to retain her femininity by the bindi on her forehead, but it is out of place.

 

Dear Dr Samadhi, your painting and your sensitivity move us. Thank you for your time with us.

http://palliumindia.org

reference

http://palliumindia.org/2013/09/mothers-love-painting-by-dr-samadhi/?fb_action_ids=10153482362880001&fb_action_types=og.likes&fb_source=other_multiline&action_object_map=%7B%2210153482362880001%22%3A1445291289029758%7D&action_type_map=%7B%2210153482362880001%22%3A%22og.likes%22%7D&action_ref_map=%5B%5D