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Chief Guest – Schools Rugby League

Chief Guest – Schools Rugby League

Link to the full event photos: Murclive It was a great pleasure for me to be invited by the Rector Rev. Fr Ranjith Andradi and the Rugby Committee of St Joseph’s College as the Chief Guest for the Schools Rugby League encounter between St Joseph’s College and Royal College, played at the Havelock Park on 22nd July 2022. It definitely brought back memories of my Rugby playing days for my Alma mater, St Joseph’s College, Colombo in the ’60s (1966…

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TWO HISTORIC EVENTS

TWO HISTORIC EVENTS

Refresher courses for doctors and nurses – 2001 Sri Jayewardenapura General Hospital, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka Trauma is a common cause of admission to our hospitals. With the aim of highlighting the importance of the initial management of such patients in reducing the morbidity and mortality a course was organized by The College of Surgeons of Sri Lanka in 2001. This was designated as the Trauma Resuscitation and Initial Management (TRIM) Course and was held on the 25th February 2001 Venue…

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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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