A free medical camp for the leprosy affected persons was held at “Mahelerecen leprosy centre”, located at Chellaiya Nagar, Madurai, on 11th March 2016. It was conducted by ‘Velammal Medical College and Research Institute’ Madurai and Organized by ‘Madurai Health and Leprosy Relief Centre’.
This camp was headed by Dr S Maria Xavier Turtius, the Executive Secretary and attended by Dr Sameer, Dr Dhaval, Dr. Rizwan and medical students. A special lecture on ‘Symptom and treatment about leprosy’ was given by Mr. A. Vincent and Mr. M. Raja to the medical students.
During the camp, so many leprosy affected persons were given free medical checkup and medicines were distributed to them free of cost.