Troops of the Security Force Headquarters - West (SFHQ-West) contributed to the ongoing National Dengue prevention campaign on Thursday (07) as per instructions of the Army Headquarters on the supervision of Major General Sudantha Ranasinghe, Commander, SFHQ-West.
Troops serving under 14 and 58 Divisions (SFHQ-West) conducted the programme with the assistance of Medical Officers and Public Health Inspectors (PHI) in the area.
A total of 159 officers and other ranks serving under the 14 Division are engaged in several areas, including Kolonnawa, Moratuwa, Maharagama, Homagama, Kaduwela, Kotte, Boralesgamuwa and Battaramulla for control this deadly epidemic. 01 officer with 10 other ranks serving under the 58 Division are deployed in Beruwala in Kalutara district for the same campaign as per directions of the Commandant.
The programme will be conducted for three days until Saturday (09).
The National Dengue Control Unit of the Health Ministry assisted the Dengue Prevention campaign which is on.