Catheterization Laboratory - NHSL Colombo


Supply, installation and commissioning of 2 high performance cardiac catheterization systems and 2 high-end echo cardiography machines under Austrian assistance

Under Austrian soft loan assistance provided to the government of Sri Lanka, the Ministry of Health upgraded the facilities of the National Cardiology Center of National Hospital of Sri Lanka Colombo (NHSL)

Premium collaborated with Vamed Engineering to execute the project as the project manager, local implementation partner & technology integrator

Project Description

This soft loan financed project successfully upgraded the cardiology unit of the NHSL – the only center of excellence in the country – with state of the art diagnostic and therapeutic imaging equipment.

Vamed Engineering GmbH, Austria was the contractor, with Philips partnering as the technology provider.

Facility Description

  • Reconstruction and upgrading of the existing catheterization laboratory complex with modern infrastructure including flooring, ceiling, lighting, HVAC etc.
  • Commissioning of 2 high performance cardiac catheterization systems - FD10
  • Commissioning of 2 echo cardiography machines – IE33
  • Application training for cardiologists and cardiographers for a period of 2 weeks
  • Overseas technical and application training for nominated bio medical engineers and cardiographers Achieved a 10% increase in the number of procedures performed per day.
  • Reduced the waiting time of patients for cardiac investigations from 9 months to 6 months

Premium’s Scope

  • Project development and regulatory approvals
  • Civil construction and interior work associated with reconstruction and upgrading of the building
  • Logistics relating to clearing, transport, loading and unloading
  • Installation, commissioning, testing and handing over of 2 cardiac catheterization system and 2 echo cardiography machines
  • Complete project management and contract administration services
  • Provision of warranty for 24 months covering preventive maintenance repair and other technical services
  • Post warranty comprehensive maintenance services

Style Selector

Layout Style

Predefined Colors

Background Image