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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 - 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.

  • Ring survey - 17th mile post

     

    A ring survey was conducted in the 17th Mile Post village of the Hingurakgoda Medical Officer of Health area of the Polonnaruwa District on the 13th 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 Regional Epidemiologist with the support of the staff of the Regional Epidemiology unit, PHI Leprosy, Range PHIs, and the FAIRMED Project Officer in the Polonnaruwa District.

  • Ring Survey - Track 5

     

     

    A ring survey was conducted in the Track 5 village of the Medirigiriya Medical Officer of Health area of the Polonnaruwa District on the 09th of October 2021. All participants were screened and made aware of skin diseases including leprosy during this survey. The survey was conducted with the support of Staff of the Regional Epidemiology unit, PHI- Leprosy, Range PHI, PHIs and the FAIRMED Project Officer from the Polonnaruwa district

  • Ring Survey - Damanewewa Village (Copy)

     

    A ring survey was conducted in the Damanewewa village of the Siripura Medical Officer of Health area of the Polonnaruwa District on the 11th 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 Regional Epidemiologist with the support of the staff of the Regional Epidemiology unit, PHI Leprosy, Range PHIs, and the FAIRMED Project Officer in the Polonnaruwa District.