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Neglected Tropical Diseases

Neglected Tropical Diseases

occur in poor countries. Although they are easily curable, one in five of the world's population is a victim.

People with Disabilities

People with Disabilities

are severely disadvantaged in poor countries. Their chances of a normal life are slim.

Marginalized communities

Marginalized communities

are cut off from the rest of the world. Hospitals are difficult to reach, there is no access to doctors, the hygiene is inadequate.

  • Awareness Programme - Wekande Road

     

    An awareness programme on leprosy was conducted for the residents of Wekande Road belonging to the D3 MOH office of Colombo Municipal Council (CMC) on the 20th of November 2021. The programme was conducted by the Public Health Inspector for Leprosy of the CMC along with the FAIRMED Project Officer in the CMC Office.

  • Awareness Programme - Stafford International School

     

     

    An awareness programme on leprosy was conducted for the teachers of Stafford International School belonging to the D3 MOH office of Colombo Municipal Council (CMC) on the 17th of November 2021. The programme was conducted by the Public Health Inspector for Leprosy of the CMC along with the FAIRMED Project Officer in the CMC.

  • Awareness Programme - Pest Control Office

     

    An awareness programme on leprosy was conducted on the 16th of November 2021 for the office staff of the Pest Control Office in the D3 MOH area of the CMC. ​The programme was conducted with the support of the PHI- Leprosy ​CMC along with the FAIRMED Project Officer in the CMC.  

      

     

  • Ring Survey - Delgoda Village

     

    A ring survey was conducted in the Delgoda village of the Kalawana Medical Officer of Health area of the district of Ratnapura on the 29th of October 2021. All the participants were screened and made aware of skin diseases including leprosy during this survey. The survey was conducted by the Medical Officer of Health and a doctor from the base hospital of Kalawana with the support of the SPHI, PHI- Leprosy, two nurses from the base hospital and the Project Officer of Ratnapura for FAIRMED Foundation.

  • Ring Survey - Kaduwanatta

     

    A ring survey was conducted in the Kaduwanatta village of the Elapatha Medical Officer of Health area of the district of Ratnapura on the 27th of October 2021. All the participants were screened and made aware of skin diseases including leprosy during this survey. The survey was conducted by the Medical Officer of Health and the additional Medical Officer of Health with the support of the PHI- Leprosy, range PHI, a Public Health Midwife and the Project Officer of Ratnapura for the FAIRMED Foundation.