Airtel partners GMOA to offer exclusive telco solutions for public health officials

November 14th, 2022: Airtel Sri Lanka’s enterprise partnerships continue to gain domestic traction, following the telco’s recent partnership with the Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) to provide exclusive telco solutions to the association and its 23,000-strong membership.

In attendance at a special ceremony to mark the occasion was GMOA President, Dr. Darshana Sirisena, Secretary, Dr. Haritha Aluthge, Vice President, Dr. Chandika Epitakaduwa, Assistant Secretary, Dr. Prabath Sugathadasa together with Airtel Sri Lanka CEO/MD, Ashish Chandra, Head of Sales, Athula Dissanayake, Chief Marketing Officer, Shantha Fernando, Chief Service Office, Fawaz Nizamdeen and Manager Postpaid Sales, Indunil Sandaruwan.

Through the partnership, the entire membership of the GMOA across 126 national hospitals will be eligible for unlimited calling plans for a period of 1 year. Airtel will also supply the GMOA with office connections and other services through Airtel’s Enterprise Solutions and Value Added Services. Airtel’s innovative enterprise services empower businesses across a wide range of industries to gain more efficiency and productivity, which is inherently accepted as a crucial requirement in the field of healthcare.

“We are grateful to the GMOA for the confidence that they have placed in our service and network by choosing Airtel as a preferred telecommunications provider. Healthcare is one of the most essential public services, and we therefore consider it an honour to be supporting public sector medical officers in carrying out their duties. We also take this opportunity to reiterate Airtel’s commitment to building on this partnership based on the unique requirements of the GMOA, and in alignment with national priorities for the further development of healthcare services island-wide,” Airtel Sri Lanka CEO/MD, Ashish Chandra stated.

Moving forward, he also noted that there was significant potential for further collaboration with the GMOA, drawing on Airtel’s global tech-expertise to support the digitalization of basic healthcare services.

Airtel’s partnership with the GMOA is the most recent in a serious of pioneering initiatives aimed at expanding access to superior telco experiences while delivering holistic value for end users.

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Image 01: Airtel Lanka, CEO/MD, Ashish Chandra with GMOA President, Dr. Dharshana Sirisena, and GMOA Secretary, Dr. Haritha Aluthge
Image 02: Airtel Lanka, CEO/MD, Ashish Chandra with GMOA President, Dr. Dharshana Sirisena, GMOA Secretary, Dr. Haritha Aluthge, and team