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SRI LANKA - College of Anaesthesiologists and Intensivists of Sri Lanka

College of Anaesthesiologists and Intensivists of Sri Lanka
No 44/5 A, Gnanartha Pradeepya mw,
Maradana Road
Colombo 8


Phone: +94 11 267 2327
Fax: +94 11 267 2327

President: Dr Asoka Gunaratne
Secretary: Dr Malin Gunawardena
Treasurer: Dr Samitha Jayawickrama

Members: 317
Preferred Language: English
Year Joined: 1976
Region: SAARC-AA 

Further Information


College of Anaesthesiologists & Intensivists of Sri Lanka


Country population: 21m 

Number of physicians: 14,688 (2010) 

Source: WHO Country Profile 2015

The College of Anaesthesiologists and Intensivists of Sri Lanka held their main academic sessions on 17th January to 7th February 2015 with many foreign delegates participating. The sessions included pre/post congress workshops in addition to the 2 day main academic programme. There were workshops in simulation training, ultrasound and advanced airway, just to name a few.

The society also held a number of events on Critical Care and Pain Medicine. The Critical Care events comprised of workshops on 'Transport of Critically Ill' and 'Ultra Sound for Intensivists' in addition to the main sessions. The Pain Management events included workshops on Essential Pain Management and Chronic pain along with the main sessions.

Current activities undertaken by the College include:CPD activities throughout the island, preparatory courses for MD Anaesthesiology examinations, and CPR Training (as the only provider of internationally accredited adult Advanced Life Support (ALS) courses in Sri Lanka in collaboration with European Resuscitation Council).

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