of civilians at Aliyavalai in 55 Divivsion area who are remote
from access to sufficient medical facilities attended a medial
camp oganized by the 553 Brigade at Aliyavalai Ceylon Catholic
Tamil Mixed School on 5th August.
of General Officer Commanding 55 Division Brigadier Ajith Wijesinghe
and Commander 553 Brigade Vijitha Subasinghe, officers and other
ranks of 19th Sri Lanka National Guard (19 SLNG) coordinated this
of the 55 Division Lieutenant D.W.R. Hirantha, Dr. S.Vinothan,
Dr. Ruvanda Senanayake, Pharmasist T. Prasath and Pharmasist S.M.
Bandara of Point Pedro hospital conducted the medical camp.
women, 125 men and a large number of children who arrived in the
location were checked and given medicine and medical advices.
This one day medical camp was a blessing to hundreds of villagers
who lack opportuity to get medical facilities due to absence of
a rural hospital or a dispensary in their village.
snacks and tea to all who attended the medical camp.