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A Historic Meeting of Surgeons

A Historic Meeting of Surgeons

Colombo, Sri Lanka 5 – 7th April 1995 The first joint meeting of The College of Surgeons of Sri Lanka with The Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCS) was held in Colombo from 5-7 April 1995.The inauguration took place at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) on 5th April 1995. Her Excellency Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunge, the President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka was the chief guest. Prof. Norman Browse, the President of the RCS led…

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St Joseph’s College Colombo-10

St Joseph’s College Colombo-10

Annual Prize Giving – 2015 Excerpts of speech by the Chief Guest “Whatever field of study you choose, aspire to be a leader in that field” A prize giving is an important event for students, who are the future leaders of our country. The senior students will soon be leaving school to pursue higher education and eventually take up professions of their choice. Today there are many fields of study available to each and every student, ranging from medicine, engineering,…

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A Tribute by the Jaffna Medical Association – 1999

A Tribute by the Jaffna Medical Association – 1999

With the easing of travel restrictions in and out of Jaffna and the improvement of the conditions in the peninsula after the military operation ‘Riviresa’ in 1995, and more freedom being afforded to the Citizens of Jaffna many doctors returned to their homes in Jaffna and resumed work at the hospital as well as the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Jaffna. THE DOCTORS IN JAFFNA DECIDED TO RE-ACTIVATE THE JAFFNA MEDICAL ASSOCIATION WHICH WAS DORMANT FOR SEVERAL YEARS…

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Life Experiences of a Surgeon & Medical Professionalism

Life Experiences of a Surgeon & Medical Professionalism

(Excerpts of a speech made by Dr. Gamini Goonetilleke FRCS, Consultant Surgeon, Past President of The College of Surgeons of Sri Lanka at the Induction of Dr. Jayaindra Fernando, as the 38th President of The College of Surgeons of Sri Lanka on 4th January 2020) I am humbled by your invitation and I consider it a privilege and honour to stand here this evening as the Chief Guest at this Induction Ceremony. It is no doubt a great day for…

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