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


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.