100 member UK medical volunteer team to work in NorthEast

[TamilNet, Friday, 18 March 2005, 15:17 GMT]
A group of about one hundred medical officers and volunteers from United Kingdom comprising Indian, Sri Lankan and European nationals belonging to Satya Sai Samithi Society, arrived this week in Sri Lanka to conduct medical camps in the NorthEast, sources in Trincomalee said.

Sai medical team at work

One group of medical team commenced its medical service in the Trincomalee district Tuesday and will continue till March 23, Trincomalee organizer Mr.N.Puhendran said.

Mr.Puhendran said the eye surgeon who arrived with the medical team has planned to do one hundred cataract operations in the Trincomalee general hospital.

First medical camp was conducted in Chelvanayapuram Tamil Maha Vidiyalayam Tuesday where large number of children and adults participated. Second medical camp was held in Chinabay Tamil Maha Vidiyalayam on Tuesday, sources said.

Eight more medical camps are scheduled to be held in various villages, Eeachilampathu, Sampoor, Pattalipuram, Puthukuddiurpu, Mihindupura and Trincomalee town in the Trincomalee district, sources said.

Sai medical team at work
Sai medical team at work

Sai medical team at work
Sai medical team at work


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