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Adolescent Healthcare in Sri Lanka

Print Media 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, exploration and experimentation. Our
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Workshop on Childs Eye Care – 9th June 2016

The Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians organized a workshop on child eye care at Lady Ridgeway Hospital, Colombo. This workshop was conducted by Consultant Eye Surgeons, Dr D Irugalbandara, Dr Hiranya Abeysekera  and Dr Amila de Alwis. 50 Consultant Paediatricians, Registrars and Medical officers participated in this workshop. A wide range of topics were discussed
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Neonatal Transport Workshop-15th June 2015

The Neonatal Transport Forum of the Sr Lanka College of Paediatricians organized a Neonatal Transport Workshop for the doctors and nurses of the Western Province on the 15th of June 2016. 35 Paediatricians, Medical officers and nurses from 8 Hospitals in the Western province attended this program. Dr Ramya de Silva, President of the Sri
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Transport Workshop at Central Province-22nd June 2016

The Neonatal Transport Forum of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians organized the third Provincial Neonatal Transport Workshop for the doctors and nurses of the Central Province on the 22nd June 2016. Many Paediatricians, Medical officers and nurses from hospitals in the Central province attended this program. Dr Ramya de Silva, President of the Sri
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8th Annual Paediatric Nursing Congress

The Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians together with the Paediatric Nursing Association organized the 8th Annual Paediatric Nursing Congress which was held on the 5th of August 2016 at the Grand Crystal ballroom of the Taj Samudra Hotel, Colombo. The Chief Guest was the Honorable Minister of Health,  Dr. Rajitha Senarathne and Dr Palitha Mahipala,
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“Ophthalmology for the Paediatrician”

Paediatric Ophthalmology Pre congress workshop on “Ophthalmology for the Paediatrician” The workshop was organized by the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians and the CHILDEYE ‘The Children’s Eye Clinic’ in association with the College of Ophthalmologists of Sri Lanka and was held at the Ivy Hall of Cinnamon Grand Hotel, Colombo on the 08th of
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The Inauguration Ceremony of the 19th Annual Academic Congress

The Inauguration Ceremony of the 19th Annual Academic Congress of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians was held on the 11th of August 2016 at the Grand Ballroom, Galle Face Hotel, Colombo. The Chief Guest was His Excellency the President of Sri Lanka, Hon. Maithripala Sirisena. The Guest of Honour was Prof Neena Modi, President
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The induction ceremony of Dr.LakKumar Fernando, President of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians

The induction ceremony of Dr.LakKumar Fernando, President of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians for the year 2016/2017 will be held at The Grand Ballroom, Waters edge, battaramulla on Sunday the 27th of November 2016 from 6.00 pm onward. The chief guest of this grand ceremony will be the chief minister of Punjab, Pakistan, Hon. Muhammad
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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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Promotion of Vaccination for Adolescents To Commemorate World Immunization Week – 2016

The Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians, in a laudable venture to celebrate World Immunization Week, organized a programme themed “Immunization and Awareness of Vaccination in Adolescents” at the Lady Ridgeway Hospital for Children (LRH), Colombo on the 29th of April 2016. This effort was a prelude to the introduction of the Human Papilloma Virus Vaccine
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