programme on 'HIV/AIDS' was conducted by Dr. Dilmini Mendis, Venereology
consultant, Teaching Hospital, Jaffna for Army personnel serving
under 55 Division area of responsibility on 20 June 2017 at the
lecture hall of Headquarters 19 (Volunteer) Battalion Sri Lanka
The programme focused
both on giving proper care, treatment to infected people, and
possible preventive measures.
Furthermore, HIV Rapid
Blood Tests also were conducted for all the participants with
the support of Dr. Tharini Gurukaran MOIC and staff members of
Venereal Disease Unit, Teaching Hospital, Jaffna. More than 300
Army personnel participated in this awareness programme.