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Workshop on a performance score card for the internal Quality Assurance units of universities

 Workshop on a performance score card for the internal quality assurance units of universities  The Internal Quality Assurance Unit of the Universities plays a significant role in the establishment and maintenance of standards of quality in the total educational experience a University would have to offer their prospective students. Hence a ...

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Launch of Orthopaedic Development Programme on 19th July 2017

Dr.Vivian Balakrishnan, Singapore Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Singapore visited to the Faculty of Medicine, University of Jaffna on 19th July 2017 for the official Lee Foundation donation amount of Rs. 4,000,000.00 (4.0 Million Sri Lankan Rupees) for the Development of Orthopaedic Development Programme in Jaffna.

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Regional Sessions, College of Surgeons of Sri Lanka conducted by Department of Surgery 

A very special regional session of the College of Surgeons of Sri Lanka was held recently in Jaffna on 2nd 3rd and 4th June 2017. It was special because for the first time in this country a regional session had participants from overseas. The calibre of the participants was also ...

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Inter Medical Faculty Paediatric Quiz 2016

The Inter Faculty Paediatric Quiz is an annual event of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians and this year (2016) was a landmark year being the 10th anniversary. The Faculty of Medicine, Jaffna became the champions this year.  The quiz team comprised of A. Annieston, V Arunath, S Viniththran  and S ...

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Expansion of Students’ Canteen

The construction works to expand the students' canteen has been started on 11.10.2016 Tuesday  (Viyajathasami Day). The Sri Lankan Medical Dental Association (SLMDA) partially contributed to this project based on the request of Dr.S.Raviraj - Dean Faculty of Medicine University of Jaffna. It is expected the construction work will be completed ...

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New Batch Inauguration Programme

  The Academic Programme for the New Batch (39th ) of  Medical Students will commence on Monday, 31st  of  October  2016. The new students are requested to bring their Parents (Father & Mother ) or Guardian to the Faculty of  Medicine for the inauguration programme.  This programme will commence at 8.30 ...

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Relationship established with University of West of England – April 2016

Dr. Jon I Pollock, Department of Health and Social Sciences, Faculty of Health & Applied Sciences, University of the West of England, visited the Department of Community & Family Medicine on 23rd & 24th April 2016. Small group discussions were held and a field visit to the University Field Project area ...

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Tutors Training Workshop – September 2016

A workshop on problem-based learning was organized by the Department of Community & Family Medicine on September 10, 2016. It was held at the Conference Hall, Faculty of Medicine, University of Jaffna. The purpose of the workshop was to train tutors who will contribute to undergraduate teaching activities at the Department in future.

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Two-week visiting lectureship by UK-based public health/family medicine practitioner – October 2016

Dr. M. Chandrakumar, Principle General Practitioner, Hythe, Kent, UK, visited the Department of Community & Family Medicine in October 2016. He conducted classes at DH Kondavil for 3rd and 4th year medical students and led the review sessions for final year medical students undertaking the two-week Professorial Appointment in Family Medicine.

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Provincial Health Festival- 2016

The ‘Provincial Health Festival – 2016 ‘ was jointly organized by the Department of Community & Family Medicine, and the Ministry of Health, Northern Province of Sri Lanka with support from the medical students of the 35th batch of Faculty of Medicine, University of Jaffna with the support of the ...

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