Headquarters - Jaffna in collaboration with Sri Lanka Cancer Society
organized an awareness programme on cancer to educate the Army
personnel serving in Jaffna peninsula. Upon an invitation of Commander
Security Force - Jaffna, Major General Dharshana Hettiarrachchi,
Mr. Mohan Samarakoon, Secretary of Sri Lanka Cancer Society -
Kandy branch and several other doctors conducted the programme
on 23 March 2019 at the Security Force Headquarters.
The professionals who conducted the programme presented many graphics
and video clips during the session to educate the audience on
the types of cancers, genetic factors, clinical measures and cancer
control. Senior Officers at Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna
and 250 Officers and Other Ranks from under command battalions
were present at the programme.