HOMECONTRIBUTIONS BY STAFF

Internal contributions by staff

  1. Sports committee - Prof. N. P. Sunil Chandra
  2. Social and welfare committee - Dr. W. R. P. L. I. Wijesuriya
  3. Art society - Dr. C. N. Badanasinghe
  4. Green practice committee -Dr. W. R. P. L. I. Wijesuriya
  5. Co-chair person- Skin and Locomotor system - Dr. C. N. Badanasinghe
  6. Co-chair person GI module - Dr. W. R. P. L. I. Wijesuriya

External contributions by staff

  1. Off-site consultation
    1. Base Hospital Watupitiwala – Dr. W. R. P. L. I. Wijesuriya visits Base Hospital Watupitiwala as an Honorary Consultant Microbiologist.
      Activities:
      • Do consultations of patients with infectious diseases
      • Participate in infection control activities
      • Supervision of the microbiology lab
    2. District General Hospital Gampaha – Dr. C. N. Badanasinghe visist DGH Gampaha as an Honorary Consultant Microbiologist.
      District General Hospital Gampaha is a hospital with 781 total beds with 105664 annual admission rate. There are 20 wards with 2 Intensive Care Units and a Premature Baby Unit, 24 consultants in 15 different specialties.
      Activities:
      • Do consultations of patients with infectious diseases
      • Participate in infection control activities
      • Supervision of the microbiology lab
  2. Guideline development
    1. Dr. W. R. P. L. I. Wijesuriya
      • Member of the development of guidelines for empirical antibiotic treatment as a co-olabarotive activity with ministry of health
      • Member of the development of revised edition of the infection control manual in the Ministry of Health
      • Development of Biosafety Manuel
      • Development of Laboratory Manuel in microbiology
    2. Dr. C. N. Badanasinghe
      • Member of the development of guidelines for a laboratory information management system
      • Member of the development of guidelines for antibiotic therapy in immune deficiency
      • Co-coordinator of the critical evaluation of journal article for the post graduate trainees in Medical Microbiology – activity organized by Post Graduate Institute of Medicine
  3. Conducting workshops
    1. Infection control workshops
      • Conducted two workshops on infection control for doctors and nurses at District General Hospital, Gampaha
      • Resource persons for two workshops on infection control in dental practice organized by Ministry of Health [Download presentation PDF]
      • Resource persons for workshop in in infection control for medical officers at MRI, organized by Ministry of Health, Gampaha
    2. Allergy workshops
      • Resource person for allergy workshop conducted by Teaching Hospital, Karapitiye
  4. CME Activities
    1. Sri Lanka College of Microbiologists
      • monthly Continuing Medical Education(CME) lecture
      • Lecture topics
        • Case presentation on melioiodosis
        • Case presentation on sepsis and management of sepsis
        • Effect of silver in Microbiology
    2. Allergy and Immunology Society of Sri Lanka
      • Special lectures
      • Lecture topics
        • Drug allergy
    3. Hospital Clinical Societies
      1. Colombo North Teaching Hospital
        • Do lectures in monthly clinical society meeting
        • Lecture topics
          • Melioidosis
          • Infections in immune deficient patients
          • Management of drug allergy patients
      2. Base Hospital, Watupitiwala
        • Health care Associated Infections
        • Rational use of antibiotics
        • Specimen collection and transport
      3. District General Hospital, Gampaha
        1. Perform lectures in fortnightly clinical society meeting
        2. Lecture topics
          • Antibiotic resistance and rational use of antibiotics
          • Investigation and management of a patient with allergy
          • Melioidosis
          • Hospital acquired infections
  5. Infection Control
    1. Supervision of Infection Control activities at District General Hospital, Gampaha and Base Hospital, Watupitiwala
    2. Perform lectures at monthly infection control meeting at District General Hospital, Gampaha
      • Lecture topics
        • Health care Associated Infections
        • Infection control practices
        • Standard precautions
        • Exposure management
      1. Resource persons for infection control workshop organized by the Medical Officer of Health
        • Lecture topics
          • Prevention and management of GI and wound infections
          • Investigation and management of outbreaks
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