The Kilinochchi GA, Suntharam Arumainayagam declared open yesterday, the first ever Eye-Clinic in the Kilinochchi General Hospital.
People of Vanni have been affected in the war and they are afflicted with eye diseases. The Central and Provincial Health Ministries had conducted in the past several special eye clinics and treated several thousand people with eye defects.
Several Eye surgeons from all over Sri Lanka came in on a voluntary basis to to treat the patients. The Secretary of the Provincial Ministry, Thiruvaharan, Secretary to the Ministry, Ketheeswaran, Director, Jaffna Teaching Hospital, Jaffna, Dr. Sathiyamoorthy, Doctors and Hospital Officials participated in the event.