APACPH 2020: “Public Health in the New Normal”

The APACPH annual conference was held in Sri Lanka as a virtual online three-day conference from 6th to 8th December 2020. Sri Lanka Medical Association and University of Colombo co-hosted the conference.

DoCM members, trainees and FMAS students supervised by DoCM members presented 20 papers in the APACPH conference

Papers from RaPCo

Metabolic Syndrome in Pregnancy

Imasha Jayasinghe

Social Determinants of Health and Pregnancy

Kusum Herath

Cardiac Disease complicating pregnancy

Ayesh Hettiarachchi

Predictors of Anaemia in Pregnancy

Gayani Amarasinghe

Physical Violence in Early Pregnancy

Hasara Kaludewa

My midwife by Pregnant Women

Sonali Gunasekara

Failing to Prevent Anaemia in Second Trimester

Gayani Amarasinghe

Perseverance Journey towards Unknown Motherhood

Wasana Jayarathna

First Clinic Visit of Primiparous Pregnant Women

Ganga Lalani

Failing to Prevent Anaemia in Second Trimester

Asitha Mallawaarachchi

Low Birth Weight


Mindfulness Intervention for Pregnancy

Sujanthi Wickramage

Social Autopsy of Maternal Deaths

RPIR Prasanna

How Costly is the Booking Visit

Sajaan Praveen

Fatty Liver in Pregnancy

Iresha Koralagedara

Other papers

Pesticide Poisoning

Manjula Weerasinghe

Novel Clonal Groups of Leptospira

Indika Senewirathna

Improving MAT for Leptospirosis

Shalka Srimantha

Leptospira in Surface Water

Janith Warnasekara

Asthma in Preschoolers

Shashanka Indeewara

We congratulate two winners of the Young Investigator Award of APACPH

Ayesh Hettiarachchi & Ganga Lalani

Department of Community Medicine