26th – 28th OCTOBER 2017
VENUE : SRI LANKA MEDICAL ASSOCIATION – 6 WIJERAMA MAWATHA, COLOMBO 007

Theme: Patient Engagement – Professional Enhancement

8.30 am – 12 Noon

Occupational Health & Safety

Occupational safety & Health Issues in Sri Lanka - Cross cutting issues in all occupational groups
- Dr. Champika Amarasinghe

Responsibilities of Medical professionals and health care workers in diagnosing, notification and prevention of Occupational Injuries and diseases.
- Dr. Inoka Suraweera

6.30 pm – 9.00 pm

Inauguration

Chief Guest - Dr Iyanthi Abeyewickreme – Immediate Past President SLMA
Guest of Honour - Mr Ravi Algama - Senior Counsel to the Supreme Court

E.M. Wijerama Endowment Lecture

“Role of a Clinical Pharmacologist in the Healthcare system - Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow”

Prof. Gita Fernando

Awards Ceremony – Free Paper Awards, Research Grants, Media Awards, Tokens of Appreciation

Fellowship and Dinner

 

Clinical Pearls for managing common ailments

8.30 am – 10.00 am

Rheumatology care – Case based discussion

Dr. Duminda Munidasa – 55 year old female with shoulder pain

Dr Monika de Silva – 21 year old male with back pain

Dr. Jayathri Jagoda – 42 year old male with right knee swelling

10.00 am – 10.30 am

Tea

10.30 am – 12 Noon

Gastroenterology

Dr. Anuradha Dassanayake – Liver Failure in Dengue fever: Mechanisms and possible interventions

Dr. Nilesh Fernandopulle – Managing chronic diarrhoea

Dr. Sanjeev Samaranayake – Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease

12 Noon – 1.00 pm

Lunch

01.00 pm – 02.30 pm

Nephrology

Dr. Mathu Selvarajah – Medical Management of Acute Kidney Injury

Dr. Pramil Rajendran – Pitfalls in the Management of Chronic Kidney Disease

01.00 pm – 02.30 pm

Haematology

Dr. Chandana Wickramaratne – Management of anaemia

Dr. Visaka Ratnamalala – Defects in haemostasis

04.00 pm

Tea

04.30 pm – 05.15 pm

Sir Nicholas Attygalle Oration

“Changing the story of pregnant mothers: A broad based approach”

Dr. Kapila Jayaratne

08.30 am – 09.00 am

Registration

09.00 am – 10.00 am

Symposium on End of Life Care

10.00 am – 10.15 am

Tea

10.15 am – 12.30 pm

Formal Launch of Palliative & End of Life Care Manual and Website

12.30 pm – 01.30 pm

Communication session - with media in attendance

01.30 pm – 02.00 pm

Lunch

02.00 pm – 03.30 pm

Lecture Series