Communtiy Survey at Kurulubedda village, Welikanda Medical Officer of Health area, Polonnaruwa District.


A community survey was conducted in the Kurulubedda village belonging to the Welikanda Medical Officer of Health area of Polonnaruwa District on the 7th December 2020.  All the participants were screened and made aware of skin diseases including Leprosy during this survey. Those in need of further examination were referred to the clinic at Kurulubedda Temple on December 08, 2020. ​Those identified as in need of treatment were referred to the dermatology clinic of the Polonnaruwa General Hospital. The survey was conducted by the staff of the Regional Epidemiology Unit, the Supervisory Public Health Inspector of the District, Public Health Inspector for Leprosy and the Supervisory Public Health Inspectors, ​Range Public Health Inspectors and Public Health Mid Wives belong​ing to ​the Lankapura, Elahera, Siripura, Tamankaduwa, Aralaganwi​la, Welikanda and Medirigiriya Medical Officer of Health areas with the support of the Polonnaruwa District Project Officer of FAIRMED Foundation.