Navy pitches in to conduct community eye clinic and health camp in Abeypura, Trincomalee

The Sri Lanka Navy joined hands with the Lions Clubs of Trincomalee and Hendala to conduct a community eye clinic and non-communicable diseases prevention programme at the Abeypura Community Health Centre, Trincomalee on 05th March 2023.

The Navy threw its weight behind this worthy cause at the directives of Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera and under the supervision of Commander Eastern Naval Area and Commandant Volunteer Naval Force Rear Admiral Dammika Kumara. Meanwhile, about 142 individuals from the area have participated in this eye clinic and health camp.

During the programme, people were screened for non-communicable diseases and necessary individuals with vision impairment were donated spectacles. In addition, health promotion and education of the community were key highlights of the event.

The Navy remains committed to engage in similar efforts, to provide healthcare services to people in need, increase awareness about health issues, and promote preventive healthcare.