WONCA South Asia Region Conference 2024

in conjunction with

Golden Jubilee Celebrations of the College of General Practitioners of Sri Lanka

"Celebrating Family Medicine - Nurturing Our Values across the Region"

 
     
         
 

WONCA South Asia Region Conference 2024

in conjunction with

Golden Jubilee Celebrations of the College of General Practitioners of Sri Lanka

"Celebrating Family Medicine - Nurturing Our Values across the Region"

 
         

SPEAKERS - PRECONGRESS

Precongress 1

Training of trainers on workplace based assessments


 

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 Professor Val Wass OBE

BSc (Hons), FRCGP, FRCP, MHPE, PhD, PFHEA, FAoME

Emeritus Professor of Medical Education , Keele University

Honorary Professor pf Primary Care Medical Education , University of Aberdeen- UK

 

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Professor Kay Mohanna

FRCGP MA EdD NTF HonFAoME

MBChB Programme Lead University of Worcester Three Counties Medical School, UK

 

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Prof Michael Kidd

Principal Medical Advisor, Australian Government

Department of Health & Professor of Primary Care Reform

ANU College of Health and Medicine, Australia

 



Prof Marie Andrades

Visiting Professor of Family Medicine , Jinnah Sindh University Medical Director- Holy family Hospital, Karachi



Prof Shyamalee Samaranayaka

Chair and Head

Department of Family Medicine

Faculty of Medical Sciences

University of Sri Jayewardenepura

Chairperson- Board of studies in Family medicine

Postgraduate Institute of Medicine.

 

 

 

 

 

 Precongress 2
Publishing your Research- Overcoming the Barriers.


Athula Sumathipala  ECLIPSE


Prof Athula Sumathipala

Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry, University of Keel, UK

Emeritus Professor of Global Mental Health, Kings College London, UK

Hon. Director, Institute for Research and Development, Sri Lanka

 

 

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Prof. Faridah Amin

FCPS, MRCGP int, FRCGP int MSc Clinical Research, PhD

Director Indus Hospital and Health Network

Principal, Indus College of Family Medicine and Public Health

Founding Editor LNJPC

Consultant Family Medicine

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Dr Buddhika Fernando

Senior Research Associate/Lead Bioethics Initiative,

Institute for Research and Development in Health and Social Care in Sri Lanka

 

 

Precongress 4
Cognitive behaviour therapy and mindfulness for Primary Care Physicians


Athula Sumathipala  ECLIPSE


Prof Athula Sumathipala

Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry, University of Keel, UK

Emeritus Professor of Global Mental Health, Kings College London, UK

Hon. Director, Institute for Research and Development, Sri Lanka

 

 

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Senior Professor Piyanjali de Zoysa,

Clinical Psychologist Senior Professor Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka



Ms Oshini Sri Jayasinghe

PhD Fellow University of Liverpool -United Kingdom

Research Associate Institute for Research and Development in Health and Social Care -Sri Lank

 

Precongress 1

Training of trainers on workplace based assessments


 

Image preview

 Professor Val Wass OBE

BSc (Hons), FRCGP, FRCP, MHPE, PhD, PFHEA, FAoME

Emeritus Professor of Medical Education , Keele University

Honorary Professor pf Primary Care Medical Education , University of Aberdeen- UK

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Professor Kay Mohanna

FRCGP MA EdD NTF HonFAoME

MBChB Programme Lead University of Worcester Three Counties Medical School, UK

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Prof Michael Kidd

Principal Medical Advisor, Australian Government

Department of Health & Professor of Primary Care Reform

ANU College of Health and Medicine, Australia

.

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Prof Marie Andrades

Visiting Professor of Family Medicine , Jinnah Sindh University Medical Director- Holy family Hospital, Karachi

.

.

Prof Shyamalee Samaranayaka

Chair and Head

Department of Family Medicine

Faculty of Medical Sciences

University of Sri Jayewardenepura

Chairperson- Board of studies in Family medicine

Postgraduate Institute of Medicine.

 

 

 

 

 Precongress 2
Publishing your Research- Overcoming the Barriers.


Athula Sumathipala  ECLIPSE

Prof Athula Sumathipala

Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry, University of Keel, UK

Emeritus Professor of Global Mental Health, Kings College London, UK

Hon. Director, Institute for Research and Development, Sri Lanka

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Prof. Faridah Amin

FCPS, MRCGP int, FRCGP int MSc Clinical Research, PhD

Director Indus Hospital and Health Network

Principal, Indus College of Family Medicine and Public Health

Founding Editor LNJPC

Consultant Family Medicine

.

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Dr Buddhika Fernando

Senior Research Associate/Lead Bioethics Initiative,

Institute for Research and Development in Health and Social Care in Sri Lanka

 

 

Precongress 4
Cognitive behaviour therapy and mindfulness for Primary Care Physicians


Athula Sumathipala  ECLIPSE

Prof Athula Sumathipala

Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry, University of Keel, UK

Emeritus Professor of Global Mental Health, Kings College London, UK

Hon. Director, Institute for Research and Development, Sri Lanka

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Senior Professor Piyanjali de Zoysa,

Clinical Psychologist Senior Professor Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

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Ms Oshini Sri Jayasinghe

PhD Fellow University of Liverpool -United Kingdom

Research Associate Institute for Research and Development in Health and Social Care -Sri Lank