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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 on low-cost interventions 2021.02.22 - Hinugrakgoda MOH, Polonnaruwa

     

    Hingurakgoda MOH area
    Polonnaruwa District

    As part of the Community-Based Rehabilitation project, an awareness programme on low-cost interventions was conducted on the 22th of February, 2021 at the auditorium ​of the Hingurakgoda Medical Officer of Health office in the Polonnaruwa District. ​The programme was conducted for disabled persons, caregivers, ​public health staff (Public Health Inspectors and Mid Wives), social service officers (including their field staff) and school community (teachers). ​The programme was conducted by Mrs. Jeevanthi Senevirathna, FAIRMED Project Officer in the Polonnaruwa District and Mr. Nevil Wickramasinghe the Public Health Inspector for Leprosy of the District. 

     

  • Awareness programme on low-cost interventions 2021.02.20 - Hinugrakgoda MOH, Polonnaruwa

     

    Hingurakgoda MOH area
    Polonnaruwa District

    As part of the Community-Based Rehabilitation project, another awareness programme on low-cost interventions was conducted on the 20th of February, 2021 at the auditorium ​of the Hingurakgoda Medical Officer of Health office in the Polonnaruwa District. ​The programme was conducted for disabled persons, caregivers, ​public health staff (Public Health Inspectors and Mid Wives), social service officers (including their field staff) and school community (teachers). ​The programme was conducted by Mrs. Jeevanthi Senevirathna, FAIRMED Project Officer in the Polonnaruwa District and Mr. Nevil Wickramasinghe the Public Health Inspector for Leprosy of the District. 

     

  • Awareness programme on low-cost interventions 2021.02.20

     
    Lankapura MOH area
    Polonnaruwa District


    As part of the Community-Based Rehabilitation project, an awareness programme on low-cost interventions was conducted on the 20th of February, 2021 at the auditorium ​of the Lankapura Medical Officer of Health office in the Polonnaruwa District. ​The programme was conducted for disabled persons, caregivers, ​public health staff (Public Health Inspectors and Mid Wives), social service officers (including their field staff) and school community (teachers). ​The programme was conducted by Mrs. Jeevanthi Senevirathna, FAIRMED Project Officer in the Polonnaruwa District and Mr. Nevil Wickramasinghe the Public Health Inspector for Leprosy of the District. 

     

  • Awareness programme on essential facts about the needs of the differently abled children

     

    Rathanasara Maha Vidyalaya, Lankapura MOH area, Polonnaruwa District 

     

    As part of the Community-Based Rehabilitation project, an awareness programme on essential facts about the needs of the differently abled children was conducted on the 26th of January 2021 at the sports complex of the Rathanasara Maha Vidyalaya of the Lankapura Medical Officer of Health area in the Polonnaruwa District for teachers, instructors and directors working with the differently abled children. ​The programme was conducted by Dr Ajith Kithsiri with the support of the Public Health Inspector for Leprosy along with the FAIRMED Project Officer in the Polonnaruwa District. 

     

  • Ring Survey - Samupakara Pedesa, Medirigiriya MOH area, Polonnaruwa

     

    A ring survey was conducted in the Samupakara pedesa of the Medirigiriya Medical Officer of Health area in the Polonnaruwa District on the 19th January 2021. All the participants were screened and made aware of skin diseases including Leprosy during this survey. Those in need of further care were referred to the dermatology clinic in the Medirigiriya Base Hospital. 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.