A Paediatric Update for General Practitioners

Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians in collaboration with The College of General Practitioners of Sri Lanka present ”A Paediatric Update for General Practitioners”

On 25th February 2023 at Hotel Galadari the event was successfully held with the participation of Prof Guwani Liyanage President SLCP, Dr D K D Mathew President CGPS along with respective council members and participants.

Topics Discussed at Session

  1. Screening and Training Malnutrition in General Practice
    by Prof Heshan Jayaweera, Professor in Paediatrics – University of Peradeniya, Consultant Paediatrician

  2. Oral Health Basics in Children
    by Dr Prasanna Jayasekara, Consultant in Community Dentistry

  3. Big Problems in Little Patients: Paediatric Dermatology Pearls
    by Dr Chathurarya Siriwardena, Consultant Dermatology, Base Hospital – Balangoda

  4. Musculoskeletal Pains in Children
    by Dr Chathuranga Ranasinghe, Specialist in Sports & Exercise Medicine, Senior Lecturer & Director Sports & Medicine – University of Colombo

  5. Headaches in Children: A Diagnostic Challenge
    by Dr Saraji Wijesekara, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, Senior Lecturer – University of Sri Jayewardenepura

  6. Doctor, My Baby will not Stop Coughing
    by Dr Ridma Jayarathna, Consultant Paediatric Pulmonologist, Lecturer – University of Sri Jayewardenepura

  7. Behavioral Disorders in Children: Early Identification and Management
    by Prof Miyuru Chandradasa, Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, Professor – University of Kelaniya

  8. Do’s and Don’ts in Paediatrics
    Moderator: Dr Dilini Baranage – Secretary CGPSL


Dr Viraj Jayasinghe – Consultant Paediatrician – Lady Ridgeway Hospital

Dr Rukmal Gunathilake – Consultant Paediatrician – Apeksha Hospital

Dr Nimesha Gamhewage – Consultant Neonatologist, Senior Lecturer – University of Sri Jayewardenepura