Under the guidance of Governor of the Northern Province GA Chandrasiri, second Medical Camp for Non-Communicable Diseases was conducted for the members of Governor’s Seniors’ Citizen Club on 01 November 2014 at Mallakam Sribaskaran Hall.
At this camp, 06 medical officers including ENT specialist conducted the camp. More than 250 members participated and benefitted.
It was recommended by medical officers to issue spectacles for 65 senior citizens and hearing aids for 03 members.
It should be noted that wheel-chairs, white canes and spectacles are to be issued by Governor on 08thNovember 2014. Further, as per the request of the MOH of Tellipalai Dr.Nanthakumar, such type of medical camp will be conducted at resettled area of Keerimalai.
“This medical camp has been a very useful practice and it served the people of Kilinochchi. The Killinochchi people thanked the relevant officials for initiating this noble task for the betterment of human kind.”
A special medical camp was held at Kilinochchi Santhapuram Kalaimagal Vidyalayam on 05th April 2014. This was organized under the guidance of Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa by Health Ministry for health enhancement of the people who resettled at Santhapuram and Ambalnagar in accordance to a concept of the Mahinda Chinthaya.
“Tharunayata Hetak” organization sponsored the camp. Parliamentarian Namal Rajapkasa and Governor of the Northern Province GA Chandrasiri participated and inaugurated the programme.
602 people benefitted at this medical. RDHS, Kilinochchi Dr.Karithikeyan also participated in this event.
A ceremony to hand over 24 ambulances to the District Hospitals and the Base Hospitals in Northern Province was held at Ministry of Health & Indigenous Medicine on 19 March 2014 at 11AM. Minister of Health & IM Dr.P.Sathiyalingam headed the event.These ambulances were donated by JICA Project.
Chief Minister of Northern Provincial Council Justice C.V.Wigneswaran participated as the Chief Guest and Chairman of Northern Province Council C.V.K Sivagnanamparticipated as the Special Guest. Members of NPC E.Arnold, C.Sugirthan, B.Kajatheepan, Secretary to the Minister Ministry of Health & Indigenous Medicine, and other Ministries’ Secretaries, Provincial Director of Health Services, Provincial Commissioner of Indigenous Medicine, RDHs , Medical Superintendents, Medical Officers and Health Officials also took part at this event.