Call for abstracts

Call for abstracts- 3rd Annual clinical sessions 2018

SLMNA with its coordinators of central province had a very successful seminar in Kandy on 25th May 2018 on ‘PROTEIN FOR ALL’. Approximately 85 Medical officers including  consultants were present & they very actively participated .
Pror.Sudeera Kalupahana,the Asst.President of the SlMNA and Dr. Gamini Jayakody  were presented to the event and delivered the lectures.
Dr Lasith (Medical officer in Nutrition attached to teaching hospital,Kandy) organized the event with other colleagues under the supervision of Dr.Renuka Jayatissa,the president of the SLMNA.
We hope to continue this program  in other provinces of Sri Lanka in future.


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.

After the opening ceremony, Minister Senaratne stated that he is giving his maximum support to further strengthen the medical nutrition field in the country.

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.

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.

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.