Over 450 civilians residing in 55 Division area underwent medical
checkup and received medicine at two medical clinics organized
by the 55 Division with coordination of 4th Sri Lanka Army Medical
Corps (4 SLAMC) on 12th and 13th December at Uduththurai and kaddaikadu.
Dr. Jayan Stephan, Dr. J. Gunaseelan and Dr. Giritharan and a
medical team of “Navajeevana Health Centre”, Colombo extended
their assistance to doctors and medical staff of 4 SLAMC to conduct
was organized for the civilians who do not have easy access to
medical facilities since there is no hospital or medical centre
in the vicinity. Out of 462 civilians, 29 attended the dental
clinic. Those who were in need of treatment were given medicine
while a few others were referred to hospital.