Awards

Prof Harendra de Silva Gold Medal for MD Paediatrics: Clinical Component

This was awarded to Dr. Suriapperuma Vidanelage Tharindi Nadeesha Peiris Suriapperuma.

Gold Medal for the Diploma in Child Health-2019 awarded by the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians

This was awarded to Dr. Thabeetha Jebaseeli Hoole.

SLCP award for the Best Paper of the Congress

This was awarded to the paper titled “FATTY LIVER INDEX: CAN IT BE USED AS A PREDICTOR OF NON-ALCOHOLIC FATTY LIVER DISEASE IN SRI LANKAN OVERWEIGHT AND OBESE CHILDREN?”, authored by M. H. A. D. de Silva, R. P. Hewawasam, C. R. Kulatunge, R. M. A. Chamika.

SLCP award for the Best Poster

This was awarded to the paper titled “TIMING AND PATTERN OF GROWTH FALTERING IN CHILDREN UP TO 18 MONTHS OF AGE AND ASSOCIATED FEEDING PRACTICES”, authored by K. Sithamparapillai, D. Samaranayake, V. P. Wickramasinghe

Dr. Gamini Karunarathne Award for the Best Paper from the Outstations

This was awarded to the paper titled “SIGNIFICANT WEIGHT LOSS IN EXCLUSIVELY BREAST-FED TERM NEONATES AND ITS ASSOCIATION WITH HYPERNATRAEMIC DEHYDRATION: A PROSPECTIVE CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDY AT SPECIAL CARE BABY UNIT, TEACHING HOSPITAL KEGALLE”, authored by Chandana Kekulawala, Abarna Tharshanan, Bavanthini Kathiresapillai.

Professor Zef Ebrahim award for the Best Paper in Tropical Paediatrics

Not awarded.

Best Oral presentation is Paediatric Respiratory Diseases awarded by the Childhood Respiratory Study Circle of Sri Lanka, affiliated to the SLCP

This was awarded to the paper titled “WALL-MOUNTED VERSUS HANDHELD SYRINGE SUCTION FOR PEDIATRIC BRONCHOALVEOLAR LAVAGE: A RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL”, authored by Aruna H., Kana Ram Jat, Rakesh Lodha, Venkateswaran K. Iyer, Jayati Sarangi, S. K. Kabra