Convocation Address by Prof. Narada Warnasuriya – at MCGP Diploma 2014 Awards ceremony

I aim to recount some of the highlights, as reflecting on the past, enables better appreciation of the present strengths and emboldens you to aspire to greater heights. As the newest recruits to the College, I intend to prod you in this direction.

“Reflections on General Family practice” Prof Leela de A Karunaratne’s book

“This book is a collection of my reflections on general family practice and they reveal my thoughts on the practice of the discipline, Family medicine” say Prof Leela de A Karunaratne in her preface to the book.

“Papaya juice in dengue fever” Research artcles by Dr Sanath Hettige in 2008 and newer articles in world literature

Studies have indicated that the juice of the leaves of the Carica papaya plant from the family Caricaceae could help to increase the platelet levels in dengue patients.

Advising ourselves about values in Family Practice

A valuable book published by the College of General Practitioners of Sri Lanka is “Advising ourselves about values in Family Practice. A soft copy is now available as a pdf document.


The much awaited certificate course in occupational safety and health by the College of general practitioners of Sri Lanka commences on 7th December 2014.

Those who wish to join please contact the college office.


A valuable document “Code of Conduct for Teachers and Learners” was published as a booklet during the 40th academic sessions of the College in Oct 2014.

Free Health camp held at Ittapana on 11th May 2014

A free medical camp was help on Sunday the 11th of May 2014 in Ittapana a village, about 20-25 KM away Matugama

Communication in patient referral in Sri Lanka; The problems and solutions. By Dr. R. P. J. C. Ramanayake

Referral of patients to hospitals, specialists and other institutions is an essential part of primary health care. Patients are referred to specialists when investigation or therapeutic options are exhausted in primary care or when opinion or advice is needed from them.


40th Annual Academic Sessions 18th October 2014 CALLING FOR FREE PAPERS Abstract forms: Abstract Form Abstract should reach the College office on or before 12th September 2014 Hony. Secretary College of General Practitioners of Sri Lanka 6, Wijerama Mawatha, Colombo 7. Tel: 2698894

B D J de Silva Oration

B D J de Silva Oration 18th October 2014 (The Oration is open to all Medical Officers) The topic should be relevant to General Practice Script of the Oration (5 copies) should reach the College Office on or before 12th September 2014 Guidelines – should be based on innovative work done in family practice, preferably […]