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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.

  • Ring Survey - Sewanapitiya, Ginidamana village, Welikanda MOH Area, Polonnaruwa – 29.06.2021

     

    A ring survey was conducted in the Sewanapitiya, Ginidamana village of the Welikanda Medical Officer of Health area in the Polonnaruwa District on the 29th June 2021. All the participants were screened and made aware of skin diseases including Leprosy. The survey was conducted by the staff of the Regional Epidemiology Unit, Public Health Inspector for Leprosy, Range Public Health Inspectors of the area with the support of the Polonnaruwa District Project Officer of FAIRMED Foundation.  

  • Ring Survey - Warahena village, Hingurakgoda MOH Area, Polonnaruwa – 23.06.2021

     

    A ring survey was conducted in the Warahena village of the Hingurakgoda Medical Officer of Health area in the Polonnaruwa District on the 23rd June 2021. All the participants were screened and made aware of skin diseases including Leprosy. The survey was conducted by the staff of the Regional Epidemiology Unit, Public Health Inspector for Leprosy, Range Public Health Inspectors of the area with the support of the Polonnaruwa District Project Officer of FAIRMED Foundation.  

     

  • Special Screening Clinic at Sewanapitiya village, Welikanda MOH area, Polonnaruwa – 18.06.2021

     

    A special screening clinic for the community of Sewanapitiya village was conducted on the 18th June, 2021 at the clinic center of Sewanapitiya belonging to the Welikanda MOH area of Polonnaruwa District. All the participants were screened for leprosy and various skin diseases and medicine prescribed accordingly. The screening clinic was conducted with the support of the staff of the Regional Epidemiology Unit, Medical Officer and his staff of the mobile clinic, Public Health Inspector for Leprosy, Range Public Health Inspector along with the FAIRMED Project Officer in the Polonnaruwa District.  

     

  • Special Screening Clinic at Bisopura village, Medirigiriya MOH area, Polonnaruwa – 17.06.2021

     

    A special screening clinic for the community of Bisopura village was conducted on the 17th June 2021 at the clinic center of Bisopura belonging to the Medirigiriya MOH area of Polonnaruwa District. All the participants were screened for leprosy and various skin diseases and medicine was prescribed accordingly. The screening clinic was conducted with the support of the staff of the Regional Epidemiology Unit, Medical Officer and his staff of the mobile clinic, Public Health Inspector for Leprosy, Range Public Health Inspector along with the FAIRMED Project Officer in the Polonnaruwa District. 

  • Mobile Clinic at Medirigiriya Medical Officer of Health area in the Polonnaruwa District – 19.03.2021

     

    A mobile clinic for the community of Diyasenpura PHI area of Medirigiriya Medical Officer of Health area in the Polonnaruwa District was conducted on the 19th March 2021 at the Meegaswewa Sri Visuddharama Temple belonging to Medirigiriya MOH area of Polonnaruwa. All the participants were screened for leprosy and various skin diseases and medicines prescribed accordingly. Those in need of further care were referred to the dermatology clinic of the Medirigiriya Base Hospital. The clinic was conducted with the support of Dr. Nayani Suriyarachchi (Country Coordinator of FAIRMED Foundation Sri Lanka), Regional Epidemiologist and his staff, Dermatologist of the Medirigiriya Base Hospital, Medical Officer and his staff of the mobile clinic, Public Health Inspector for Leprosy and Range Public Health Inspector of the area along with the FAIRMED Project Coordinator and Project Officer in the Polonnaruwa District.