Annual Academic Sessions of SLMNA-2019 

Critical Care Nutrition

On 28th and 29th November 2019

At Movenpick Hotel,Colombo




For the second time in Sri Lanka………

Held From 21st to 23rd November 2019
Life Long Learning (LLL) programme organized by SLMNA for the 2nd time successfully completed from 21st – 23rd November 2019 at Neuro – Trauma auditorium,National Hospital of Sri Lanka.

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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.


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.

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

NCD and healthy lifestyle programme done at CEBH Mulleriyawa with SLDC.Dr. Noel Somasudarum,senior consultant endocrinologist  and SLMNA members participated for this event held on 30th of January 2019.
At the same premises,exercise programme for staff of the CEBH Mulleriyawa with sports Medicine doctors done successfully.

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.

  • Nutrition Counseling at Wesley Collage

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

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.