Saturday, July 27, 2013

2nd International Scientific Congress & Reunion, Programme - CoMSAA

The 2nd International Congress and Reunion of the
Colombo Medical School Alumni Association (CoMSAA)   

 7th-8th September 2013 at the Hotel The Blue Water, Wadduwa

Scientific Programme - 8th September 2013

9AM to 12.20 PM

8.00-9.00 Tea
9.00   Academic procession
9.05   National anthem
9.10   Lighting of the oil lamp
9.15   Welcome address by President, CoMSAA
9.25   Address by the Dean
9.35   Award of the Founder President’s Medal
9. 40  Vote of thanks

Session 1 - Chairperson : Prof. Lalitha Mendis         
 09.45    Dr. P Veerasingam.                                         Some milestones in the history of the Col Med School
 10.05    Dr. Anuruddha Abeygunasekera               Beyond Evidence-Based Medicine
 10.25    Dr. Ruvan Ekanayake.                                    Intervention in IHD.  Are we over-acting?

Session 2 - Chairperson:       Prof. A H Sheriffdeen
 10.45    Dr. Lakshman Senanayake.                          Gender based violence
 11.05    Prof. Saman Gunathilleke.                          Overdiagnosis-overtreatment                                                      
 11.25    Dr.Surangani  de Lanerolle.                         The Body in Motion

11.45   The debate

             Giving detailed medical information to lay public on mass media is counter-productive

Moderator:            Dr.Dennis Aloysius
 Four  speakers.      7 minutes each
 Proposed by;          Dr. Hemantha Perera,      Dr.Lalantha Ranasinghe.
 Opposed by:           Dr. Dr. B.J.C. Perera,         Dr.Sarath Gamini De Silva.

At the end the leaders of the two teams will have 3 minutes each to wind up.
Winners will be decided by the audience by the show of hands.
12.30  Lunch         

Comittee of CoMSAA at sessions on the 14th August 2013, preparing for the 'Blue waters, Wadduwa' get together on the 7/8th September 2013. Dr.J.B.Peiris is 'in the chair'.


4:17 PM (14 hours ago)

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Colombo Medical School Alumni Association
2nd International Scientific Congress
& Reunion
Sunday 08th September 2013, 8 am - 5 pm
The Blue Water, Wadduwa
Inviting CoMSAA members, their families & friends to enjoy a day filled with fellowship, music, dancing, fun, games and academic exposition
Tickets      - Rs 2000.00        (Adults)
                   - Rs 1000.00        (Children below 12 years)
Special Deluxe Room Rates on 7th September 2013 for Alumni who wish to stay overnight
Single         - B & B       Rs 7000 .00           - HB  Rs 9000.00
Double       - B & B       Rs 9000.00            - HB  Rs 13000.00
    Please confirm your participation before 15th August 2013
Dr Piyusha Atapattu            - 0779501610   <>
Dr Nalika Gunawardene     - 0776975402 <>
Dr Deepa Wimalasena         - 0777236845 <>
      ** New members can enrol at the registration desk **

To see some of the activities of the reunion in 2012 click on the web-links below:-


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