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03rd February 2016 19:59:18 Hours

SFHQ-KLN Conducts Awareness Project to Mark World Cancer Day & Leprosy Day

Troops of the Security Force Headquarters-Kilinochchi (SFHQ- KLN) conducted a medical programme, together with Director of Health Services – Kilinochchi on Tuesday (2) to enlighten the public on World Cancer Day and Leprosy Day (30 January and 4 February) respectively at the Harmony Centre, Kilinochchi.

The programme comprised of lecture sessions on Oral Cancer and Breast Cancer were conducted by Dr. Nimal Claviton, Dr. K. Tharshanam and Dr. Shanika Fernando of Office of the Regional Director of Health Services (RDHS) and the office of the Medical Officer of Health (MOH).

The programme was organized under the directions of Major General Amal Karunasekara, Commander, SFHQ- KLN with the participation of Brigadier W. A. V. A. Sudasinghe, General Officer Commanding, 57 Division as distinguished guests for the event.

A large gathering of civilians and military personnel participated in the awareness programme.