Safe Motherhood Programme 2024 – DGH

Nuwara Eliya

The second Safe Motherhood Programme for 2024 was successfully concluded at the District General Hospital, Nuwara Eliya, on May 31, 2024. Capacity building of health professionals, doctors, institutional nurses, and field staff was done.

The programme was designed and launched under the leadership of Dr Mangala Dissanayaka, President of SLCOG, with the tremendous support of Dr Darshana Abeygunawardana, Chairman-Scientific Activities & Research and Dr Jagath N Herath, Chairman-Regional Activities & Development. Dr Sajith Jayasundara and Dr Nalin Srinath coordinated the programme on behalf of the SLCOG. Dr Mahendra Seneviratne, Hospital Director, DGH, Nuwara Eliya, 

Dr M.N.Weerasooriya, Provincial Director and Dr. Asela Perera , Regional Director, participated and addressed the gathering at the inauguration.
This was a one-day programme, and after the inaugural session, two parallel sessions for field staff, doctors and nurses were conducted by well-experienced senior members of the college.
At the end of the inaugural program, there was a session to provide space for discussing the challenges and problems faced by the professionals with the health administrators of the area.
At the end of the day, it was a very productive event pertaining to maternity care. All the members of the college who participated in the event as well as who extended support in numerous ways must be appreciated for the excellent work done.