The annual evaluation of Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) activities of 2016 of Sri Jayewardenepura General Hospital (SJGH), Nugegoda, Sri Lanka was held on 17th of January 2017. The chief guest of the occasion was the Director General of Health Services (DGHS) of Sri Lanka,…
The Pre-congress of the Annual Scientific Sessions of the SLCM for 2017 will take the form of the 2nd South Asian Melioidosis Congress.
This will be held at the Cinnamon Lakeside Hotel on 29th and 30th August. As its name implies this is the second Congress on Melioidosis to be held in this region, involving countries like India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and Pakistan, to increase awareness about melioidosis. The disease is frequently mis-or under-diagnosed in the region and revealing the hidden burden of infection requires the co-operation of a network of microbiologists, epidemiologists, infectious disease specialists, and public health personnel.
The above workshop was held on 19th and 20th of January 2017 at MRI and concluded successfully. This is the 2nd workshop on the same subject organized by the SLCM following the first one in 2014.
Fifty four Medical Officers and Nurses from the following private sector hospitals in Colombo and outside participated.
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