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Introduction of Neonatal Transport Service to the Sabaragamuwa Province

Neonatal Transport Service was introduced to the Sabaragamuwa Province on the 3rd of March 2017 at the the workshop held at the Provincial General Hospital, Ratnapura under the patronage of  Dr. S.P.L,Ranaweera, Director, PGH, Ratnapura. Dr. Kumudini Cooray, Consultant Paediatrician in Charge of the Neonatal Unit at PGH, Ratnapura was the coordinator of the programme.
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By | March 28th, 2017|Home Articles, Latest News, News & Media|0 Comments

Two Eminent Paediatricians Receive National Honours

Two senior Professors of Paediatrics, Professor Priyani Soysa and Professor Harendra de Silva was conferred National Honours by His Excellency the President Maithripala Sirisena at a ceremony held at Nelumpokuna on the 20th of March 2017. Professor Soysa received the ‘Deshamanya’ honour while Professor de Silva received the ‘Vidya Jyothi’ honour. The President, Dr. LakKumar
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By | March 21st, 2017|Home Articles, Latest News, News & Media|0 Comments

Major Dengue Outbreak in Kinniya

A major Dengue outbreak has hit the areas of Trincomalee and Kinniya which has led to more than 12 deaths in Kinniya alone and a few more in Trincomalee. Due to the alarmingly high numbers of cases flowing to these hospitals the available medical and nursing staff were unable to cope with it. On an
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By | March 21st, 2017|Home Articles, Latest News, News & Media|0 Comments

19th Annual Scientific Sessions 2016

The 19th Annual Academic Congress of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians was held from the 11th to 14th of August 2016 at the Galle Face Hotel, Colombo. The Inauguration Ceremony was held on the 11th of August and the Chief Guest was His Excellency the President of Sri Lanka, Hon. Maithripala Sirisena. The Guest
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By | January 26th, 2017|Home Articles, Latest News|Comments Off on 19th Annual Scientific Sessions 2016

Neonatal Transport Network

The stepping stones of the Neonatal Transport Service in Sri Lanka………… The Perinatal Society of Sri Lanka identified the formulation of a comprehensive Neonatal Transport Service as a key priority area in 2013. The President of the Perinatal Society then Dr. Ramya de Silva, Consultant Paediatrician in Charge of the Neonatal Unit at the Lady
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Simulation in Paediatrics

Establishment of a Simulation Training Programme in Sri Lanka Our objective is to ensure improved patient and family experience, safety and outcome through the delivery of an educationally coherent strategy based on an innovative and evidenced based technically enhanced learning (TEL). We will establish a simulation-working group among the consultant paediatricians in Sri Lanka
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Adolescent Healthcare

Adolescent Healthcare in Sri Lanka The World Health Organization defines adolescence as an age group between 10 and 19 years and a period of rapid growth and development after childhood and before adulthood. Thus it is a period with unique biological and psycho social change, which leads to a cascade of actions involving transition,
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SLCP Clinical Guidelines

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Fellowship Oxford

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Training & Examinations

Training & Examinations

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