Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians hosted the “Inter Medical Faculty Paediatric Quiz 2023.” The event took place at the Sri Lanka Foundation on the 1st of October 2023
The choice of the event date, World Children’s Day, added a special significance to the quiz competition. It underlined the importance of promoting child health and well-being.
The winner of the Quiz competition was University of Ruhuna
1st Runner-up – University of Colombo
2nd Runner-up – University of Peradeniya
Participation of Nine Medical Faculties
- University of Colombo
- Faculty of Health Care Sciences, Eastern University, Sri Lanka
- University of Jaffna
- University of Kelaniya
- General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University
- University of Peradeniya
- Rajarata University of Sri Lanka
- University of Ruhuna
- Faculty of Health Care Sciences University of Sri Jayewardenepura
We are proud to acknowledge the active participation and enthusiasm of these faculties.
We extend our deep gratitude to Mr. Nihal Ranasinghe, Secretary Ministry of Education, for gracing the occasion as the chief guest.
We extend our heartfelt appreciation to the individuals who played an indispensable role in the success of the Quiz competition, our quiz masters, Dr. B J C Perera, Dr. G N Lucas, and Dr. Rasika Gunapala, brought enthusiasm, knowledge, and insightful questions that made the quiz engaging. The judges, Dr. Kumudu Weerasekara, Dr. Anura Jayawardena, and Dr. Navoda Atapattu, ensured the integrity of the competition through their fairness and expertise. Dr. Channa de Silva, Dr. Viraj Jayasinghe, Dr. Maheshaka Wijayawardena efforts in coordinating this event.
Our special thanks to Dr. Prasad Chathurangana for event assistance and Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation for the comprehensive media coverage of the event, and generously supplied quiz buzzers.