3rd Clinical Nutrition Annual Academic Sessions

On 01st December 2018 at Galleface Hotel-Colombo

session 2018



What is SLMNA?

The Sri Lanka Medical Nutrition Association is the national professional medical nutrition association in Sri Lanka, which brings together medical specialists and medical officers of all grades and all branches of medicine who have an interest in nutrition.


This Novel association was established with the intention of improving nutritional management of patients and prevention of diet related diseases through healthy diet and lifestyle practices.

Aims of SLMNA

The association aims to provide a forum for its members to further their professional and academic development in medical nutrition, in order to contribute to the attainment of highest possible levels of nutrition status of the nation through provision of quality nutrition care in both curative and preventive sectors.

Life  Long  Learning  (LLL) in Sri Lanka

Held on 17 – 19 OCTOBER 2 0 1 8

At the Medical Research Institute Of Sri Lanka

SLMNA Newsletter September 2018

Representatives of the SLMNA participated to the 40th ESPEN congress

Held in Madrid,Spain from 1st to 4th September2018.

Opening Ceremony of “Medical Nutrition Unit”

National Hospital of Sri Lanka

We are happy to share the Opening Ceremony of the Medical Nutrition Unit of National Hospital of Sri Lanka, was held on 2nd of April 2018 at 10.00am by Dr. Rajitha Senaratne, Honorable Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine, Sri Lanka. Hon. Faizal Cassim, the Deputy Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine, Sri Lanka, Dr. Anil Jasinghe, the Director General of Health Services, Dr. Amal Harsha De Silva, Deputy Director General of Medical Services and the Dr. W. K. Wickramasinghe the Director of National Hospital of Sri Lanka also participated.

The Medical Nutrition Clinic will provide service to people with extended facilities by the Medical Officers of Nutrition under supervision of Dr Renuka Jayatissa, Consultant Medical Nutritionist.

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