Regional Sessions

Regional Sessions are held in apex centres in the periphery to update medical professionals regarding current practices and state-of-the-art paediatric healthcare. It is usually undertaken as a physical session providing an opportunity to those who serve in the periphery to share their views, knowledge, and experience. Three to four sessions are organized during a tenure of a Council, concentrating on main centres in the provinces of the country.

Regional Scientific Session – Jaffna

Regional Scientific Session in Jaffna, organized collaboratively by the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians and the Jaffna Medical Association, unfolded on 19th 20th February 2024.

The inauguration dinner (19th February), held at the Northgate Hotel-Jaffna was attended by distinguished guests including the Director of TH Jaffna and Provisional Director of Health Services Northern Province, Dr Sathiyamoorthy Thangamuthu, Dean, Faculty of Medicine, University of Jaffna, Prof R. Surendra Kumar, and Regional Director of Health Services-Jaffna, Dr. A. Ketheeswaran. President and few council members of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians graced the occasion as well.

The academic session held on 20th February 2024 at the Medical Students Hostel Auditorium- Jaffna was a resounding success with the attendance of paediatricians, trainees, and registrars. Distinguished speakers including Prof. Gitanjali Sathiadas, Prof. Randula Ranawaka, Dr. T. Rajeevan, Dr. R. Ajanthan, Dr. Thinojah Seevaratnam, Dr. Nalin Kitulwatte, and Dr. S. Niththiyaruban shared knowledge on advancements in paediatric healthcare.

Regional Sessions Kandy in Collaboration with PeMSAA 2023

Regional Sessions in Kandy took place at the Grand Kandyan Hotel on the 5th and 6th of October 2023. This event was organized by the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians in collaboration with The Peradeniya Medical School Alumni Association (PeMSAA).

The Regional Sessions Kandy brought together esteemed healthcare professionals, specialists, and experts in paediatrics. It provided a platform for participants to exchange knowledge, share valuable insights, and foster collaboration.

Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians successfully conducted Regional Scientific Sessions in Trincomalee on the 23rd & 24th of August 2023. The Academic Session was held at DGH Trincomalee Auditorium
Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians, in collaboration with Hill Country Clinical Society DGH Nuwara Eliya, held first regional sessions on 31st August and 1st of September 2023 at Araliya Red Hotel Nuwara Eliya and New Auditorium DGH Nuwara Eliya.

Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians, in collaboration with Anuradhapura Clinical Society, held Regional Sessions on 19 February 2023 at the Teaching Hospital Anuradhapura Auditorium

Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians in collaboration with the Ratnapura Clinical Society successfully conducted Regional Sessions Ratnapura on 15th February 2023 at Kethumathee Hotel