Health

Opening Ceremony of Siddha Special Therapy Paying Unit & Medicines Sales Center

  The opening ceremony of Siddha Special Therapy Paying Unit & Medicines Sales Center was held by the Provincial Department of Indigenous Medicine, Northern Province on 28th of October, 2022 at Selvanayagapuram, Achuvely. This paying unit & sales Centre was established under the guidance of Hon. Governor of Northern Province. This event was graced by the …

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Mobile service at Grama Niladhari Office – Kandawalai

Follow up visits of mobile medical service were carried out by Rural Siddha Hospital and Herbal Garden – Kalmadunagar at Grama Niladhari Office – Kandawalai on 11th and 25th of October – 2022. Around 25 to 30 elders benefited from the mobile medical service by receiving medical checkup, medicines and awareness regarding health.    

Awareness Exhibition

An awareness exhibition on Indigenous Medicine was jointly organized by the Provincial Department of Indigenous Medicine – Northern Province, Indian High Commission and Siddha Teaching Hospital – Kaithady on 21st & 22nd of October – 2022 at Siddha Teaching Hospital, Kaithady in a way of celebrating National Ayurvedic Day of Ministry of Ayush – India. …

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Awareness programme for women on preparation of Traditional herbal food

A continuous awareness programme for 3 days on the preparation of traditional herbal foods was organized by Rural Siddha Hospital & herbal garden – Kalmadunagar and Divisional Secretariat – Kandawalai at Rural Siddha Hospital & Herbal Garden – Kalmadunagar from 19th to 21st of October – 2022. This programme was targeted to involve women who …

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Jungle clearance and land preparation for food crops cultivation at Herbal Garden, Kalmadunagar  

Jungle clearance work was done at Herbal Garden – Kalmadunagar on the last 4th of October – 2022 in a way of cultivating food crops. Around 3.5 acres of the area of previously untapped forest was cleared with the help of a backhoe. As the next step, land preparation for cultivation was done on 27th …

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Meditation training on Knowledge Sharing Programme at PDIM – NP

A training on meditation was held at the Provincial Department of Indigenous Medicine as the first step of a continuous knowledge- sharing programme on 11th of October – 2022. Responsible Community Medical Officer of Jaffna Divisional Secretariat conducted this training to the staff of the Provincial Department of Indigenous Medicine through demonstration with the active …

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Training on Akinikarma for Medical officers

A Training programme for Medical officers on Akinikarma was held on 3rd of October – 2022 at Siddha Centre Dispensary – Keerimalai. It was organized by the Provincial Department of Indigenous Medicine in a way of promoting special therapies in Siddha hospitals. Fourteen Medical officers were trained through this training.