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.SLMNA is a non-profitable professional body which is driven by membership fees and all the officials work as volunteers.
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.
Annual General Meeting of the SLMNA 2019
Annual General Meeting of the SLMNA was held on 26th January 2019 at the new auditorium of the Lady Ridgeway Hospital for children,Colombo.
NCD and healthy lifestyle programme with SLDC
Nutrition counseling program at Wesley Collage
Nutrition counseling program for the past and present teachers was conducted by SLMNA with the request from OBA of Wesley Collage-Colombo on 14th December 2018.More than 180 teachers were participated.
Exercise program in WSW at BOI
2nd session of the WSW at BOI,World Trade Centre,Colombo held to improve the activity level of the BOI staff at the work place.The first session at the same institution was held two months ago to improve healthy diet at working place.
More than 100 staff members were participated to this program.Ms.Sanjula from the ministry of sports joined the event with SLMNA officials.
3rd Clinical Nutrition Annual Academic Sessions held successfully
On 01st December 2018 at Galleface Hotel-Colombo
Life Long Learning (LLL) in Sri Lanka
Held on 17 – 19 OCTOBER 2 0 1 8
At the Medical Research Institute Of Sri Lanka
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.