The Launching of ‘Empirical and prophylactic use of antimicrobials- National guidelines -2016 “

launching of the booklet, ‘Empirical and prophylactic use of antimicrobials- National guidelines -2016’ is scheduled to be held at 9.00 am on 17th of November 2016 at the Sri Lanka Foundation . Launching is organized by the Ministry of Health , Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine…

COLLEGE REPRESENTATION IN NATIONAL COMMITTEES AND OTHER BODIES

Ministry of Health, Microbiology Task Force The President Dr. Kanthi Nanayakkara, Dr. Kumudu Karunaratne, and other Consultant Microbiologists from Teaching Hospitals  participate in these monthly meetings with the DGHS. National Laboratory Quality Accreditation Committee (NLQAC)  Dr. Dhammika Vidanagama, Dr. Lilani Karunanayake Dr. Malka Dassanayaka and…

Continuing Medical Education (CME) Activities for 2016

Regular CME lectures were held monthly to enable the continuing professional development of membership. Lectures were delivered by the following speakers. 1. 23rd  October 2015 ‘Management of carbapenemase producing organisms in Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London’ Dr. Kathleen Bamford, Infection Head of specialty and…

The Bulletin of the Sri Lanka College of Microbiologists -2016

The College published the Bulletin of the Sri Lanka College of Microbiologists for 2016, to coincide with the scientific sessions. Editorial work was done by Dr. Roshan Jayasuriya and the Editorial Board. It contained the previous year’s Presidential Address delivered by Prof Nilanthi De Silva, the Siri Wickremesinghe orations for 2015 and 2016, abstracts of oral and poster presentations made at the 2016 annual sessions, summaries of some CME lectures, articles and summaries of presentations at the scientific sessions.

The Scientific Programme – 25TH ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC SESSIONS 2016

The  Scientific  Programme was held on the 11th & 12th August at the Auditorium of Sri Lanka Foundation, Colombo 7. Eighteen oral presentations and nineteen poster presentations were made during the sessions. Prof. Nelun De Silva, Dr. Malika Karunaratne and Dr. Dulmini Kumarasinghe were the panel…

25th Annual Scientific Sessions 2016

The 25th Annual Scientific Sessions 2016 was held at the Sri Lanka Foundation, Colombo 7 from 10th to 12th August 2016. The theme for the sessions was “Microbial Infections: Facing Challenges and Exploring Possibilities”. This was preceded by a pre-congress workshop on 10th August 2016…

EOI For LABORATORY INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (EOI)  GOVERNMENT OF THE DEMOCRATIC SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF SRI LANKA Ministry of Health, Nutrition, Indigenous Medicine  Second Health Sector Development Project (SHSDP)–Component II Funded by the World Bank (Credit No. 5228 LK) Contract No.: SHSDP/Proc/Con/03/a Consultancy Service for  Designing, Development, Testing, Implementation…