Safe Motherhood Programme – Jaffna 

The third Safe Motherhood Programme for the year 2022 was successfully held at Teaching hospital, Jaffna on 1st and 2nd of July 2022. Capacity building of health professionals doctors, institutional nurses and field staff was done.

The programme was designed and launched under the leadership of Prof Sanath Lanerolle, President SLCOG with the tremendous support of Prof Rasika Herath, Chairman-Scientific Activities & Research and Prof T Kadotgajan. Dr. A Sritharan coordinated the activity on behalf of the SLCOG.

On the first day evening a hands on session was conducted by Prof S H Dodampahala followed by a fellowship dinner buffet. Following day after the inaugural session three parallel sessions for field staff, doctors and nurses were conducted by well experienced senior members of the college.

The programme was composed of a session on the second day morning to provide space for discussing challenges and problems faced with the health administrators of the area. Dr Asela Gunawardena, DGHS and Dr Chithramalee De Silva Director – FHB were amoung the participants.

At the end of two consecutive days it was a very productive event pertaining to maternity care. All the member of the college who participated in the event as well as who extend support in numerous ways must be appreciated for the excellent work done.