Hall: C – Day 3





09.45 – 10.15am

Guest Lecture 9

History, Health care and Challenges of Health of Estate Workers in Sri Lanka

Dr. Nithershini Periyasamy

Consultant Community Physician, Directorate of Estate and Urban Health Unit, Ministry of Health


10.15 – 10.45am

Tea and poster viewing


10.45 – 12.15pm

Symposium 18

Hot Topics in Sports Medicine


Introduction to Sports Medicine and Injury Prevention

Dr. Asela Ratnayake

Sports Medicine Unit, Peradeniya Teaching Hospital


Planning an exercise schedule scientifically

Dr. Harindu Wijesinghe

Consultant Rheumatologist and Specialist in Sports Medicine, Nawaloka Hospital


Anti doping legislation in Sri Lanka

Prof. Arjuna de Silva

Head, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya


Drug Doping Testing and Prescribing in Sports Medicine

Dr. Kithsiri Perera

Sports Medicine Unit, Colombo South Teaching Hospital


12.15 – 01.15pm

 Lunch, poster viewing  & Debate

“Professional fees of the Private consultations of the professionals should be Peer Reviewed and not Administrator Reviewed” (Hall A)


01.15 – 02.45pm

Free Paper Session 9


02.45 – 04.15pm

Symposium 21

Illness and health among doctors: do carpenters have good furniture?




Doctors’ Health: Is It Important?

Prof. Saroj Jayasinghe

Consultant Physician and Professor in Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo


The Precursors Study: The John Hopkins longitudinal study on health and illness of doctors

Prof. Padmini D Ranasinghe

Director, Hospitalist Education Programs, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, USA


Preventive health and Simple Health Tips for a Busy Doctor

Dr. Prasad Katulanda

Consultant Endocrinologist and Senior Lecturer, Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo




7.30pm onwards