Secures the gold award for sixth year
Pioneering healthcare provider Nawaloka Hospitals, recently secured
the highly coveted gold award for exceptional integrated financial reporting practices within the
healthcare sector, at the CA Sri Lanka’s 56 th Annual Report Awards.
This marks the sixth year the hospital chain was presented with this prestigious accolade,
affirming their strength and proactive drive in promoting transparency, accountability, good
governance, and social responsibility even amidst the challenging business climate coloured by a
“The brilliant performance of Nawaloka Hospitals at the CA Sri Lanka Annual Report Awards
2021 stands testament to the firm commitment that we have made to adhering to the highest
standards of integrated financial reporting for many years now. Integrated reporting is
particularly important to healthcare companies as we deal in transparency, trust and social
responsibility of the highest levels with all our stakeholders. This attitude sees our team
constantly geared to adhere to best-in-class practices and standards in reporting prevailing
across the world. I would like to congratulate our passionate, deeply dedicated team on this
well-deserved victory,” Nawaloka Hospitals Chairman Jayantha Dharmadasa stated.
Nawaloka Hospital’s Integrated Annual Report voluntarily embraces global benchmarks such as
the ‘International <IIRC> Framework’ and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Standard ‘Core’
options. This is part of the company’s vision to share its journey of value creation with all its
stakeholders by adopting the Six Capital Reporting Framework, under the Integrated Reporting
The prestigious CA Sri Lanka Awards aim to reflect effectiveness in the communication of
financial and non-financial information to stakeholders and strict compliance with legislative
requirements and accepted accounting best practices. In evaluating reports for the awards, CA
Sri Lanka looks at each contender’s ability to effectively communicate organisational objectives,
highlights, performance, personnel and management to all relevant stakeholders.
About Nawaloka Hospitals
Nawaloka Hospitals entered the state-dominated healthcare sector in 1985 as the first private
hospital in Sri Lanka to offer tertiary healthcare services. Since then, under the visionary
leadership of Dr. Jayantha Dharmadasa, the hospital has garnered considerable local and
international recognition, pioneering numerous advanced clinical developments in the country.
In 2020, Nawaloka Hospitals achieved the prestigious Joint Commission International’s (JCI)
gold seal of approval for its continued compliance with internationally-recognized healthcare
standards. Nawaloka offers a 24-hour OPD centre, a state-of-the-art ETU facility, air and land
medical evacuation services that include mobile ICUs and a home nursing unit offering
professional in-home care services. Equipped with the latest technology and affordable
healthcare solutions of international standards driven by a passionate and professional team of
the best consultants and nurses, Nawaloka Hospitals is fully committed towards the principal
vision of building a healthier and stronger Sri Lanka.