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May
04

Indian Delegation Explores Collaboration with Ayurveda Education and Research

A delegation from India paid a courtesy visit to the faculty of Indigenous Medicine on May 4, 2024, and engaged in a discussion with the Vice Chancellor, Senior Professor (Chair) H D Karunaratne, and the Dean of the faculty, Professor Pathirage Kamal Perera at the faculty premises. All parties discussed future collaboration in undergraduate and […]

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Mar
28

FIM Welcomes 147 New Students to BAMS and BUMS Degree Programs

The Orientation program for new entrants of the Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine, and Surgery (BAMS) and Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (BUMS) degree programs for the Advanced Level 2022 batch was inaugurated on March 28, 2024, at the main auditorium of the Faculty of Indigenous Medicine. This year, 114 students were registered for the […]

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Mar
01

Digital Tree Inventory Expansion at the Faculty of Indigenous Medicine

Expanding the University of Colombo Digital Tree inventory by affixing QR codes to trees in the Faculty of Indigenous Medicine was held parallel to the “Faculty Anniversary Celebrations” on March 1st, 2024, in the presence of Senior Professor (Chair) H.D. Karunaratne, Vice Chancellor of the University, Professor Pathirage Kamal Perera, Dean of the Faculty of […]

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Feb
19

Japanese Delegation Explores Collaboration for Promoting Sri Lankan Ayurveda in Japan

A delegation from Japan paid a courtesy visit to the University of Colombo and engaged in a discussion with the Vice Chancellor, Senior Professor (Chair) H.D. Karunaratne, on the 19th of February, 2024. The delegates included Rev. Zuiko Tokunaga, the Chairman of the Japan Ayurveda and Traditional Medicine Association, and Ms. Shoko Umehara, the Managing […]

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Jan
20

Postgraduate & Mid-Career Development Unit, FIM Hosts Certificate Awarding Ceremony

The postgraduate and mid-career development Unit of the Faculty of Indigenous Medicine ceremonially concluded its first certificate awarding ceremony on January 20, 2024, at the faculty premises. The event was graced by the Vice-Chancellor, Senior Professor (Chair) H.D. Karunaratne, the Dean of the Faculty Professor Pathirage Kamal Perera, the acting Registrar of the University, Ms [...]
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Oct
05
Sep
15

9th International Conference on Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha and Traditional Medicine and Triphala International Research Symposium AyurEx Colombo 2023

The International Conference on Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha and Traditional Medicine (iCAUST 2023) and the ‘Triphala’ International Research Symposium took place as a hybrid conference from September 8th to 10th, 2023, at BMICH. Senior Professor (Chair) H.D. Karunaratne, the Vice-Chancellor, University graced the event as the Chief Guest. Professor Pathirage Kamal Perera, Dean of the Faculty […]

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Aug
11

FIM Signs an MOU with Karunakarala Ayurveda Resort

An MOU was signed between the Faculty of Indigenous Medicine and the Japan-based Karunakarala Ayurveda Resort to provide internship training for Ayurveda students at the University of Colombo, collaborate on research, initiate training and extension programs related to Indigenous Medicine in Sri Lanka and Japan. The Vice-Chancellor, Senior Professor (Chair) H.D. Karunaratne, and the CEO […]

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Jul
31

Book Launch: HPTLC Profiles of selected indigenous plants grown in the Western Province of Sri Lanka

The book ‘HPTLC Profiles of selected indigenous plants grown in the Western Province of Sri Lanka‘ was launched at the College House premises in the presence of the Vice Chancellor, Senior Professor (Chair) H.D. Karunaratne on 31st July 2023. This book was authored by Professor S.D. Hapuarachchi, Dr N.D. Kodithuwakku, Professor P. K. Perera, Ms […]

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Jul
31

Faculty of Indigenous Medicine Hosts a Logo Designing Competition

The Faculty of Indigenous Medicine recently organized a Logo Designing competition for undergraduates at the faculty. The purpose of the competition was to select the official logo for the proposed Unit of Research and Development of Natural Products. During the event held on July 31, 2023, at the Senate Hall, College House, the winners of […]

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Jun
01

FIM Enrolls 185 Students in BAMS and BUMS Programs for the academic year 2021/2022

The inauguration of the orientation program for the 1st batch of BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery) and BUMS (Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery) of the Faculty of Indigenous Medicine was ceremonially held at the Faculty premises on 1st June 2023 for the academic year 2021/2022. A total of 185 students have been […]

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May
26

FIM Welcomes New Lecture Theatre to Enhance Learning Experience

The Inauguration Ceremony of the New Lecture Theatre at the Faculty of Indigenous Medicine took place on Wednesday, May 24th, 2023. The Lecture Theatre represents Stage I of the new building of the Faculty, which was funded by the AHEAD project grant. The event was graced by the presence of the Chief Guest Senior Professor […]

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May
20

Inauguration Ceremony of the Postgraduate and Mid-Career Development Unit – Faculty of Indigenous Medicine

The Faculty of Indigenous Medicine proudly inaugurated the Postgraduate and Mid-Career Development Unit along with its first postgraduate program, the “Postgraduate Diploma in Indigenous Orthopedic Treatment” on the 20th of May 2023. The event took place at the Faculty premises and was graced by the Chief Guest Senior Professor (Chair) H.D. Karunaratne, Vice-Chancellor of the […]

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Mar
07

Technology transfer bringing revenue stream to the University of Colombo

University of Colombo and the University of Sri Jayewardenepura researchers collaborated tirelessly for several years to achieve 14 objectives related to the new research-based frugal innovation called the “Sudarshana Suspension”. Their work ensured that the medicine met and exceeded drug safety and efficacy standards. The research team comprised of Dr W.A.S. Saroja Weerakoon and Professor […]

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Mar
01

Establishment of Faculty of Indigenous Medicine

University of Colombo proudly announces the establishment of its newest Faculty, the Faculty of Indigenous Medicine, through Gazette Extraordinary No 2319/22 on Wednesday, February 13, 2023. This marks a significant milestone in the history of the institution as the 10th Faculty. The Faculty of Indigenous Medicine will consist of six new departments, each focusing on […]

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Feb
28

UOC signs an MoU with the Japan Association for the Promotion of Ayurveda (JAPA)

The Japan Association for the Promotion of Ayurveda (JAPA) and Tree of Life Co. Ltd. in Japan signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Faculty of Indigenous Medicine. The aim of this partnership is to introduce Ayurveda to benefit the people of Japan and foster bilateral friendship between Sri Lanka and Japan. JAPA is [...]
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