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IPA lead: Child health emerging leaders programme

Dr Randula Ranawaka, Secretary of Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians participated the leadership programme organized by IPA from 15th to 21st March, 2019 in Panama.

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Annual Cricket and Netball encounters with Ceylon College of Physicians

The annual cricket and netball encounters with the CCP was held on 7th of April 2019 at Wesley Grounds. Both matches were won by CCP.

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Paediatric update for General Practitioners

The SLCP organized a one day session to update the knowledge on common paediatric problems encountered by General Practitioners. The event was organized in collaboration with the Sri Lanka College of GPs. This was held on 24th of March, 2019 at Hotel Galadari. Over 200 GPs from different parts of the country attended this update.
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Launch of Safe Child Sri Lanka

The Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians launched the national programme for preventing child injuries on 13th March 2019 at Hotel Kingsbury. Dr Anil Jasinghe, Director General of Health Services attended the event as the chief guest. Dr R Ajanthan and Dr Ruwanthi Perera addressed the gathering. The event was followed by a press conference.
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Medicare Exhibition

The Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians took part in the Medicare Exhibition for the 3rd consecutive time from 1st to 3rd March at BMICH. The main theme was preventing child injuries.

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Presidential Induction 2018/2019

Induction of the newly elected President of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians took place on 1st of December 2018 at Hotel Shangri La, Colombo. Dr Rajaratnam Ajanthan was inducted as the president for the year 2018/19. Professor Dharmalingam Ramadas and Mr Nathan Sivagananathan graced the occasion as the chief guest and the guest of
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Teaching Hospital Peradeniya completes the 100th Paediatric Renal Transplant

Paediatric renal transplant programme at Peradeniya was commenced in 2004. In February 2018 a simple ceremony was organised at Teaching Hospital Peradeniya to mark 100th successful renal transplants performed during this period.

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Screening programme for CKDu: Ginnoruwa

A screening programme for CKDu was conducted for 400 children in the village Ginnoruwa (CKDu hot spot) using urine dip stick, BP measurement, USS and measurement of serum creatinine. To mark the occasion an art exhibition was held for school children and a rain water harvesting system was donated to the pre-school children for drinking
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Presidential Induction 2017/2018

Induction of the newly elected President of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians took place on 3rd February 2018 at Hotel Kingsburry, Colombo. Professor Asiri Abeyagunawardena was inducted as the president for the year 2017/18. Dr Richard Tromperter and Dr Raseika jayatunge graced the occation as the chief guest and the guest of honour. More
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Dr Ramya de Silva wins BMJ South Asia Award 2017

Dr Ramya de Silva won the prestigious British Medical Journal (BMJ) South Asia Award for 2017 in the category of ‘Healthcare Innovation of the Year.’ She received the award from Chief Guest Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey, the Indian State Minister of Health and Family Welfare, at a ceremony held at Hotel Shangri la, New Delhi,
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