ECSAT was 12 years old on April 1st. ECSAT celebrated by holding a Medical Camp to promote the health of children and parents. The Blood Bank at Karapitiya Hospital, Hemas Hospital and the Medical Officer of Health (MOH) gave their permission for the Medical Camp and set up clinics at ECSAT Community Centre from 8.30am to 3 pm.
Thirty people donated blood supported by a staff of 02 doctors, 05 nurses and 04 helpers from Karapitiya Hospital. One person gave blood for the first time. The Hemas Hospital Clinic was staffed by 02 doctors, 04 nurses and 01 pharmacist. People were checked for diabetes and blood pressure and some people received free medicines. The MOH clinic was staffed by 02 doctors and 05 midwives and thirty people were checked for height, weight, blood pressure and diabetes. Also staff gave advice about health issues. Nineteen women aged between 33 and 37 years took a PAP test for cervical cancer. Two women tested positive.