‘Velammal Medical college and research Institute’ conducted free medical camp for the leprosy affected persons at “Mahelerecen Leprosy Centre”, located at Chelliya Nagar, Madurai at 10 am on 14th June 2016.
This camp was headed by Dr. S. Maria Xavier Turtius, the Executive Secretary Mr S Thomas , the Vice President and attended by Dr. Jayashree and Mr. Atheeswarn, Mr. A.. Vincent and Coordinator Mr. M. Raja. A special lecture on ‘Symptom and treatment about leprosy’ was given by Dr. S. Bontekoe to the medical students.
During the camp, more than 60 leprosy affected persons were given free medical checkup and medicines were distributed to them free of cost. Madurai Health and Leprosy Relief Centre is a charitable society serving the treatment and rehabilitation of the leprosy affected persons since 1991. Thousands of lepers were cured and benefited by the society. It is widening its scope and services with the help of good heart. Now we seeking donor for land and construction of hospital for leprosy affected.