Dr.Kandiah Guruparan - MBBS (Jaffna), MD [obstegtrics & Gynaecology]

Senior Lecturer-Gr.I, in Obstetrics & Gynaecology



    Career Positions

    • Demonstrator, Department of paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Jaffna (2002-2003)
    • Intern House officer Gynaecology & Obstetrics and Paediatrics, Teaching Hospital Jaffna (2003-2004)
    • RHO / Paediatrics Teaching Hospital Jaffna (2004)
    • Medical officer/ Anesthesia & ICU, Teaching Hospital, Karapitiya (2004-2006)

    Postgraduate training in Obstetrics & Gynaecology (2006-2013)

    • Registrar in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Teaching Hospital, Ragama Registrar in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Castle Street Hospital for Women, Colombo 8
    • Senior Registrar in Obstetrics & Gynaecology ,Teaching Hospital, Jaffna
    • Acting Consultant in Obstetrics & Gynaecology ,District General Hospital, Kilinochchi
    • Overseas Training in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Buckinghamshire NHS trust, United Kingdom (2011-2013)

    Board certified Consultant in Obstetrics & Gynaecology

    • Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist DGH Kilinochchi (2013-2015)

    Professional memberships

    • Life member, Srilanka College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (SLCOG)
    • Life Member, Jaffna Medical Association (JMA)
    • Life Member, Srilanka Medical association (SLMA)

    Honorary positions

    • Chairman, GBV help desk (Nadpunilayam), Teaching Hospital Jaffna (2015 to date)
    • Chairman, Interim committee, Gender cell, University of Jaffna (2017)
    • Director, Center for Gender Equity & Equality (GEEC), University of Jaffna (2017-2018)
    • Chairman Resource Mobilization committee, Center for Gender Equity & Equality (GEEC), University of Jaffna (2017 to date)
    • Council member, Jaffna Medical Association (2018-2019)
    • President, Kilinochchi Medical Association (2013-2015)
    • Member, Medical Education cell, Faculty of Medicine (2016 to date)
    • Member, PPDS advisory committee, Faculty of Medicine(2016 to date)
    • Member, common core curriculum development committee in Obstetrics & Gynaecology,UGC (2017 to date)

    Teaching experience

    • Undergraduate teaching for Medical students (UOJ) on Obstetrics & Gynaecology, integrated teaching in Pathology, pharmacology and anatomy.
    • Visiting lecturer, post basic Nursing students, College of Nursing, Jaffna
    • Visiting lecturer and examiner for Midwifery & Nursing Students, College of Nursing, Jaffna
    • Visiting lecturer and examiner for Maternity nursing, unit of AHS, Faculty of Medicine

    Resource person in workshops

    • Resource person on national program on SGBV prevention for GBV help desk staff conducted by Family Health Bureau Ministry of Health, Kandy (2015).
    • Resource person for workshops on GEE & SGBV prevention in universities for undergraduate students of University of Jaffna (2017 to date )
    • Guest lecture on Inauguration programs of faculties of Science, Arts, Management & Medicine, and Unit of siddha Medicine on SGBV/GEE in universities (2017 to date)
    • Staff induction program conducted by SDC/UoJ on ‘SGBV/GEE in universities & preventive strategies in Module 1 Orientation as a University Teacher’ (2017 to date)
    • Precongress workshop on “SGBV –Where do we stand?” JMA scientific session, August 2018.
    • Workshop for student counsellors of UoJ on ‘understanding sexual and gender based violence’, University of Jaffna – June 2018 conducted by SDC & GEEC, UoJ.
    • “Obstetric emergencies”- Pre intern program training program, Teaching Hospital Jaffna,2017 & 2018
    • “Cervical screening by Pap smear & follow up”- for MOH of Northern Province, organized by Provincial Director of North, 2018.