Sri Lanka College of Military Medicine CSR project assists the differently able

June 15, 2022

A medical clinic was conducted by the Sri Lanka College of Military Medicine (SLCOMM) recently (13 June) at the Vocational Training Center for the Differently Abled at Seeduwa.

According to Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) media, the medical clinic was one among a number of programmes conducted by the SLCOMM under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme.

The medical clinic was conducted with the assistance of medical and dental professionals of the Sri Lanka Army, Navy and Air Force to mark the Poson Poya day. The clinic facilitated general medical, dental, eye, psychiatric and nutritional consultations for around 300 differently abled personnel and their care givers, it says. Chairperson of SLAF Seva Vanitha Unit Mrs. Charmini Pathirana graced the occasion as the Chief Guest.

Other programmes include distribution of dry ration packs to more than 100 deserving families, a ‘Shramadana’ campaign by Navy and Air Force service personnel to clear Centre’s premises, renovating and colour washing the main auditorium and surrounding buildings and also holding a Poson Bathi Gee” program presented by the SLAF Oriental Band, it adds.

In addition a Reverse Osmosis (RO) plant was also installed with the donations by well-wishers to provide clean drinking water for the inmates of the Centre.

The Project was conducted under the guidance and supervision of Commander of Air Force, Air Marshal Sudarshana Pathirana and Director Health Services, Air Vice Marshal (Dr.) Lalith Jayaweera. The entire programme was coordinated by the President of Sri Lanka College of Military Medicine, Air Commodore (Dr.) Niluka Abeysekara.