Medicheks screened 60.2% (Total of 316 children out of the 525 registered). The Mobile Medical Team identified 62 children requiring further management & the necessary referrals were issued. Amongst this group 9 children were identified with cardiovascular related issues & duly referred to the Cardiology Department at Lady Ridgeway Hospital for further management.
Simultaneously a DENTAL CLINIC was carried out, coordinated by Medicheks with the kind collaboration of the Dental Institute & the Department of Health Services, Sri Lanka.
Medicheks donated Becadex Syrup to all the children who participated in this program. De-worming medication provided by the Department of Health Services, Western Province was also administered to all the preschoolers.