The Health camps were conducted at Oddusuddan area on 27th and 28th December 2018 targeting the flood victims due to the overflowing of the Muthuiayankadu Kulam tank by the recent bad weather affected to North and East parts of Sri Lanka.

The Health camps for the flood victims were conducted by the academic staff members and the students of Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Doctors from the Colombo South Teaching Hospital and Sri Lanka Air Force with the help of Wijaya Newspapers Limited (Daily Mirror and Tamil Mirror) and Sri Lanka Air Force under the guidance of Prof. Sampath Amaratunge - Vice Chancellor, University of Sri Jayewardenepura and Prof. Surangi Yasawardene - Dean, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.

The Health camps were conducted at 4 different locations at the Oddusuddan area. During this process the urgent health issues were addressed, wounds were cleaned and treated and the victims were educated about the good health habits and its importance in order to prevent spreading of diseases. Mosquito nets, dry rations, water, cloths and stationary for schools children received from kind donors were distributed among the victims as an initial step to start their normal life style.

Dr. Madura Jayewardene, Dr. Sajith Edirisinghe and Dr. Indika Liyanage from Faculty of Medical Sciences, Dr. Chanaka Jayawardene and Dr. Buddhika Weerakoon from Colombo South Teaching Hospital and Dr. Yadeesha Rathnasiri from Sri Lanka Air Force participated in this mission as Medical Officers. 17 pre intern doctors from the 22nd batch of Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura contributed immensely to make this event a success.

The essential drugs were supplied by State Pharmaceutical Cooperation, Department of Family Medicine and Colombo South Teaching Hospital. Water bottles and Stationary for schools children were provided by the Faculty of Medical Sciences Teachers' Association. Daily Mirror and Tamil Mirror provided mosquito nets and media coverage. Sri Lanka Air Force Station Mullaitivu helped by providing man power, logistics and transportation.

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