Division Organizes a Medical Camp for Civilians at Mallakam
:: 2011-09-09 10:13:52 Hours]
Nearly eight hundred civilians in and around Mallakam received medical
treatments and advices from specialist doctors from Kandy during
a one day medical clinic organized by the 51 Division of Security
Forces Headquarters - Jaffna (SF-J) on Thursday (08).
Physician Dr. (Mrs.) Achala Balasuriya, Consultant Rheumatologist
Dr. (Mrs.) Priyani Wanigasekara, Consultant Eye Surgeon Dr. (Mrs.),
Kalathevi Sivayoganathan, Consultant Physician Dr. V. Kularathne,
Consultant Physician Dr. Dharmalingam, Consultant Physician Dr.
K. Nirmalan and Consultant Gynecologist Dr. Ruwan Abesinghe from
Gampola, Nuwara Eliya and Teaching hospital Kandy conducted the
medical camp since Thursday morning at Alaveddy Mahajana Sabai Hall.
and adult civilians were among those who were examined by the Kandy
medical team assisted by Consultant Eye Surgeon of Jaffna Teaching
Hospital Dr. S.T.S. Chandra Kumar, Commanding Officer Army Base
hospital Palaly Major S.A.A.S. Kumara and nursing staff of the Jaffna
Teaching hospital and Palaly Army Base hospital.
Arrangements had been made to give medicines free to many patients
according to prescriptions while some were referred to hospital
clinics for further treatment.
Jaffna Teaching hospital Dr. Mrs. Pasupathiraja, Hemas Pharmaceuticals
in Colombo and Vision Care Opticians in Jaffna also extended their
assistance to the Army to conduct a successful medical camp.
Affairs Office of the 513 Brigade at Uduvil coordinated the programme.