NCD AND COVID-19: TACKLING TWO PANDEMICS THROUGH COLLOBORATIVE RESEARCH’s own Prof. Vajira Dissanayake will Co-Chair and present as the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, the 2021 Colombo Medical Congress!

This virtual event aims to strengthen collaborations and encourage further research while giving opportunities for students and researchers to display their work.


25 November 2021 – 4.30 pm onwards

Keynote Address

Dr. Soumya Swaminathan, Chief Scientist, World Health Organization

Faculty Oration

Foetal Programming and the Diabetes Pandemic in Sri Lanka

Dr. Samudu Senevirathne, Senior Lecture and Paediatric Endocrinologist,  Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo

27 November 2021 – 3.00 pm onwards

COMSAA Oration

The Journey of COVID-19 in Sri Lanka

Dr. Ananda Wijewickrama, Consultant Physician, National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Sri Lanka

The full agenda is linked here.