As part of the Navy’s Community Development Project, the North Western Naval Command conducted a field health clinic at the Roman Catholic Church of Lady of Our Assumption in Mullikulum on 10th August 2014 under the patronage of Commander North Western Naval Area, Rear Admiral Piyal De Silva.
The clinic was conducted to improve the health standards of newly-resettled families in Marichikaddi, Karadakkuli, Mullikulum and Pookkulum.
Treatments were given to communicable, non-communicable and respiratory diseases, child health as well as old age health problems. Women health care at primary level was also looked in to during the clinic. A large number of patients attended the clinic. Medicine and nutritional supplements were provided free of charge by Thriposha Lanka (Ltd), State Pharmaceutical Corporation, Inter Pharma Pharmaceutical and Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals (Ltd).