Symposium on Drug abuse and Wellbeing Multilevel perspective & Multiple responses

Symposium on “Drug abuse and wellbeing- multilevel perspective” was held on 09th of December 2022 from 2.00 pm to 4.oo pm at the Hoover Auditorium, Faculty of Medicine, University of Jaffna. It was organized by Students’ wellbeing Centre and PPDS, Faculty of Medicine, University of Jaffna.

Prof. S. Srisatkunarajah, The Vice Chancellor, University of Jaffna graced this occasion as Chief Guest.

The Chair Person for this symposium is Prof. S. Kannathasan, The Dean, Faculty of Graduate studies, University of Jaffna and Keynote speakers were

  1. CURRENT SITUATION AND OUR ACTIONS- Dr. S. Kumaran, Clinical Coordinator, Wellbeing Centre, University of Jaffna
  2. HUMAN RIGHTS AND DRUG ADDICTION – Ambika Satkunanathan, Former Commissioner of the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka
  3. AN INTRODUCTION TO LAWS RELATED TO DRUG DEPENDENTS- Mr. A. A. Anandarajah, Honorable Magistrate, Magistrate court, Jaffna.
  4. PSYCHOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF DRUG ADDICTION- Dr. T. Umaharan, Consultant Psychiatrist, Base Hospital, Tellippalai