HALL: A – Day 2





09.00 – 10.30pm

Symposium 7

Stroke: Optimizing care: an overview


Could stroke be prevented? Up-to-date evidence

 Dr. Jeyaraj Durai Pandian

Department of Neurology, Deputy Director (Research and Development), Christian Medical College, India


Stroke – First 24 hours: a window of opportunity

Dr. Senaka Bandusena

Consultant Neurologist, NHSL


Rehabilitation of stroke in resource constraint settings

Dr. Jeyaraj Durai Pandian


10.30 – 11.00am

Tea and poster viewing


11.00 – 11.30am

Guest Lecture 4

End of life care

Prof. Sally McCarthy

Clinical Director, Emergency Care institute, Conjoint Associate Professor, UNSW


11.30 – 01.00pm

Symposium 10



Infection related Glomerulonephritis

Dr. Michelle Estrella

Assistant Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine,, Johns Hopkins University


Management of IgA Nephropathy

Dr. A. W. M. Wazeel

Consultant Nephrologist, General Hospital Kandy


Update on Crescentic Glomerulonephritis

Dr. Anura Hewageegana

Consultant Nephrologist, National Institute of Nephrology Dialysis and Transplantation


01.00 – 02.00pm

 Lunch, poster viewing  & Debate

‘Decriminalizing commercial sex will reduce Sexually Transmitted Infections’


02.00 – 03.30pm

Free Paper Session 4


03.30 – 05.00pm

Symposium 13

Emergency Medicine


How EM integrates into the healthcare system in Sri Lanka

Dr. Sally McCarthy

Clinical Director, Emergency Care Institute. Conjoint Associate Professor UNSW, Australia


Sepsis and severe sepsis management in ED-a tool kit for Emergency Department

Dr. Nalin Kithulwaththa

Consultant Paediatric Intensivist, Lady Ridgway Hospital


Non Invasive Ventilation in low resource ED-a Sri Lankan experience

Dr. Krishantha Jayasekara

Consultant Physician , Emergency & Trauma Centre, Teaching Hospital, Karapitiya


5.00  – 05.30 pm


5.30 pm onwards

Dr. S. C. Paul oration

“Analysis of anaestheticadaptations and observations in Thoracoscopic and Laparoscopic surgeries

Dr. Vasanti Pinto