Scientific Programme 2020

29th​​ Annual​​ Scientific​​ Session​​ of​​ the Sri​​ Lanka​​ College​​ of​​ Microbiologists
13th​​ –​​ 14th​​ August​​ 2020
Web​​ Based​​ Scientific​​ Programme
Hosted​​ from​​ Lionel​​ Memorial​​ Auditorium,​​

Wijerama​​ House,​​ Colombo​​ 07.

Resource Persons 2020

28th Annual Scientific Sessions
The Sri Lanka College of Microbiologists
50th Anniversary Conference on Infectious Diseases and Infection Prevention & Control

: “Breaking barriers for sustainable excellence in patient care”

Scientific Programme
14th -15th August 2019
Ramada Colombo

Decontamination Chambers and Spraying of Disinfectants in Public Spaces to minimize spread of COVID-19 virus

Decontamination Chambers

WHO strongly advise that spraying of individuals or groups is NOT recommended under any circumstances. Spraying an individual or group with chemical disinfectants or detergents is physically and psychologically harmful and does not limit the spread of COVID-19.
For alcohol or other disinfectants to be effective, they need to be present in adequate amount for a given period of time (contact time). The nature of chambers does not sufficiently provide this. According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for ozone to be effective in destroying harmful bacteria, it must be present at a concentration above levels considered safe for humans.

COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Situation Updates Update on COVID-19 vaccines By Prof. Neelika Malavige  MBBS (Col.), MRCP (UK), AFHEA, DPhil (Oxon),FRCP (Lond), FRCPath (UK) SARS-CoV2 viral infection resulting in COVID-19 has resulted in over 64 million infections and almost 1.5 million deaths within a period of 11 months….

The Induction of President & Siri Wickremesinghe Oration 2020

The Induction of President & Siri Wickremesinghe Memorial Oration 2020 of the Sri Lanka College of Microbiologists was held on the 29th of February 2020 at the “ Grand Ballroom”, Galle Face  Hotel  Colombo 3. Dr N. Shirani Chandrasiri was inducted as the President of…

Message from the President 2019-2020

It gives me great pleasure to welcome you all to our website. We are beginning the third decade of this century and we all have a common goal, uplifting the microbiology services in the country. Improving knowledge is one such way and newsletter, Continuous Medical…

The Council – 2019/2020

President                 Dr. N. Shirani Chandrasiri President Elect        Prof. Nadira Karunaweera Vice President   Dr. Geethika Patabendige Joint Secretaries Dr. Jananie Kottahachchi Dr. Dushani Jayawardhana  Treasurer Dr. Nadisha Badanasinghe Editor  Prof. Neluka Fernando Council members         Prof. Ajith Nagahawatte (ex officio) Dr. Malka Dassanayake Dr. Jayanthi Elwitigala Dr. Sujatha…