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04th February 2016 04:56:38 Hours

56 and 62 Divisions Organized Dental Clinic Held for Three Days

Troops of 56 and 62 Divisions serving under the Security Force Headquarters – Wanni (SFHQ – W) organized a 3-day long mobile Dental Clinic for under-privileged people in  Bogaswewa area at Bogaswewa Rural Hospital on Friday (29) under the guidance of Major General Boniface Perera, Commander, SFHQ – W.

Several dental surgeons including those from Taiwan’s Mache University conducted the clinic as one of their social responsibility projects.

In parallel with the programme, a lecture on oral diseases was also conducted, coupled with a drama on ‘Prevention of Oral Diseases’ staged by the children in the area.

Ven Kudakachchakodiye Pangnasekara thera, Ven Bogahagama Chandima thera, together with  Major General Boniface Perera, Commander, SFHQ – W, General Officers Commanding (GOC) in 56 and 62 Divisions, senior officers, officers, other ranks  and civilians in Bogaswewa area were associated with the event.

Nearly 180 school children and civilians received medical treatment free of charge during the medical clinic.

The programme was conducted for three days.