Ring Survey - Thennekumbura village, Opanayaka MOH area, Ratnapura District.


A ring survey was conducted in the Thennekumbura village belonging to the Opanayaka Medical Officer of Health area of ​Ratnapura District on the 17th February 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 clinic at Community hall in Thennekumbura which was held ​in the evening on the same day. The survey was conducted by ​the Medical Officer and Additional Medical Officer of Health - Opanayaka, ​Medical Officer of the Hunuwala Primary Hospital, the Supervisory Public Health Inspector, the Range Public Health Inspector, the Public Health Inspector for Leprosy, two Nursing Officers of Hunuwala Primary Hospital with the support of the Ratnapura District Project Officer of FAIRMED Foundation.