512, 513 & 515 Brigade Headquarters under the 51 Division in the Security Forces Headquarters-Jaffna (SFHQ-J) during May 14-18 organized separate eye clinics at Ariyalai, Manippai, Uduvil and Thelippalai areas where over 600 civilians were screened and examined.
The Ariyalai 512 Brigade clinic examined about one hundred civilians in one day and offered them with 85 sets of spectacles free of charge while the Uduvil 513 Brigade organized clinic drew more than 150 civilians for eye ailments. Some 85 out of them were given free spectacles on the occasion.
Meanwhile, 515 Brigade organized Thelippalai eye clinic examined 130 civilians in the area and gave away 87 sets of eye-glasses to those poor in vision. Dr Yohan at the invitation of the Army conducted the clinics in all three places, following an initiative taken by the civil affairs coordinating offices.