Medicine

Sep
02

Obituary Notice – Professor Carlo Fonseka

It is with a deep sense of sorrow I announce the demise of Professor Carlo Fonseka, a great philosopher, scientist and teacher par excellence. He adorned our halls of learning in the Faculty of Medicine Colombo with great precision and aplomb, and never missed an opportunity to join us in fellowship when we traversed major [...]
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Jul
15

Launch of the South Asian Regional Consortium Centre for Combating Tobacco (SARC-CCT)

The South Asian Regional Consortium Centre for Combating Tobacco (SARC-CCT) was launched by the Centre for Combating Tobacco (CCT), Sri Lanka, along with the representatives from the region, on 15th July 2019 at the Galle Face hotel, Colombo. The main purpose of establishing the SARC-CCT is to monitor tobacco industry interference and implementation of Article […]

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Jun
01

World No Tobacco Day-2019

World Health Organization (WHO) has declared every year 31st of May as the World No Tobacco Day (WNTD). The main aim of this campaign is to raise awareness on the harmful and deadly effects of tobacco use and second-hand smoke exposure. This year the theme of the WNTD is “tobacco and lung health”, highlighting the: […]

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Mar
19

CVCD Excellence Award 2018

The Committee of Vice-Chancellors and Directors (CVCD) Excellence Awards Ceremony 2018 was held at the President’s House, Colombo on 19th of March 2019. Senior Professor Premakumara de Silva – Dean, Faculty of Arts was awarded for the most outstanding senior researcher in the field of social sciences, humanities and aesthetic. Senior Professor Pujitha Wickramasinghe – […]

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Jan
25

Visit of Executive Vice President of Tsinghua University to the Faculty of Medicine

Professor WANG Xiqin, Executive Vice President of the Tsinghua University, Beijing and a few members of the AUA Secretariat visited the Faculty of Medicine on 25th January 2019 during their visit to Sri Lanka. This delegation met with the Dean of the Faculty, Professor Jennifer Perera, and a few other academic staff members and were […]

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Dec
21

MoU between UoC and Philips Medical System

University of Colombo and Philips Medical Systems, Nederland, BV entered into a research agreement on the 21st of December 2018. Vice Chancellor, Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake signed on behalf of UoC while Philips Medical Systems was represented by a group of dignitaries from Philips India and Philips Sri Lanka, headed by Clinical Scientist, Dr. Indrajit […]

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Dec
07

Annual Christmas Carols 2018 – Faculty of Medicine

The Annual Christmas Carols of the Faculty of Medicine, Colombo dates back to many decades and takes the topmost place in the calendar of the Catholic Medical Students’ Society (CMSS). It is held with the purpose of glorifying in the birth of Christ, with the participation of students of all religions signifying the strength of […]

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Nov
09

Annual Research Symposium of Faculty of Medicine – 2018

The Annual Research Symposium of the Faculty of Medicine in 2018 was successfully concluded on 9th November 2018 with approximately 100 participants registering for the sessions. The keynote speech was delivered by Professor Vajira Dissanayake. This was followed by the Faculty Oration by Prof Pujitha Wickramasinghe. The post-lunch sessions consisted of three mini-symposia in relation […]

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