More than 1000 civilians of low-income groups in Pooneryn area received medical consultations and medicine to the value of more than Rs 3 lakhs on Saturday (8) under an arrangement, organized at Pooneryn Maha Vidyalaya by the 66 Division troops of the Security Force Headquarters – Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN).
A 25-member medical team, led by Dr Lakshman Weerasena examined those civilians who reached the medical camp to get consultations on sicknesses, physical and eye-sight ailments.
Troops of the 66 Division under the SFHQ-KLN, commanded by Major General Duminda Kappetiwalana took the lead in launching the project with the blessings of Major General Ajith Kariyakarawana, Commander, Security Forces – Kilinochchi (SF-KLN).
Respective Grama Seva Officials, Public Health Inspectors and Midwives in the areas around Pooneryn directed those civilians in need of medical assistance to the mobile clinic where a large stock of drugs and medicine, prescribed by visiting doctors were distributed.
Major General Duminda Kappetiwalana, General Officer Commanding, 66 Division and several officers attended the inaugural occasion of the mobile clinic.