Ring Survey - Yakdehiwaththa village, Nivithigala MOH Area, Ratnapura District – 28.04.2021


A ring survey was conducted in the Yakdehiwaththa village belonging to the Nivithigala Medical Officer of Health area of Ratnapura District on the 28th of April, 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 MOH office of Nivithigala which was held in the 08th of May, 2021. The survey was conducted by the Medical Officer and Additional Medical Officer of Health - Nivithigala, the Supervisory Public Health Inspector, the Range Public Health Inspector, and the Public Health Inspector for Leprosy with the support of the Ratnapura District Project Officer of FAIRMED Foundation.