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6th CAVT Mobile Eye Clinic Distributes Free Spectacles

The Centre for Army Vocational Training (CAVT) at Saliyawewa, launching its 6th mobile eye clinic project with the support of Kandy Opticians (Pvt) Ltd at Warawewa Siddartha welfare community hall distributed 284 pairs of spectacles among under privileged people, suffering from vision impairments.

The mobile clinic, organized on the instructions of Brigadier H.E.M.R.B.T Hathnagoda, CAVT Commandant got underway on Monday (17) after the CAVT observed the need for many more civilians in the area to undergo such vision examinations.

Dr Nimal Weerakoon of Kandy Opticians (Pvt) Ltd, together with a team of medical staff conducted this mobile eye clinic where those pairs of spectacles were distributed after screening more than 400 civilians in the area.

Grama Seva officials and Health officials in respective residential areas in Warawewa, CAVT Commandant, several Army Officers, beneficiaries and officials of the Kandy Opticians (Pvt) Ltd attended the occasion.