18th of November 2015
JSA Section C organised a popular talk on “Prevention of Childhood Obesity”. The talk was delivered by Prof Turls Ostbye, who serves at the Department of Community and Family Medicine at the Duke University USA.
14th of August 2015
JSA Sec C organised a popular talk, titled as “Can health be a bridge for peace?” on 14th of August 2015 at 4pm. The talk was given by the Professor MukeshKapila, CBE, Professor of Global Health and Humanitarian Affairs at the University of Manchester. Professor Kapila has extensive experience in the policy and practice of international development, humanitarian affairs, human rights and diplomacy, with particular expertise in tackling crimes against humanity, disaster and conflict management, and in global public health.
14th of July 2015
Section C of the JSA and the Jaffna Managers forum jointly organized a talk on Stress Management and Chronic disease. The talk was delivered by Prof Peter Selvaratnam, who serves as a Doctor of Medical Anatomy and a Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, Associate Clinical Professor at the University of Melbourne and Adjunct Senior Lecturer at the Monash University. Large number of audience benefited from the talk.
30th of June 2015
Section C of the JSA organized the World No Tobacco Day-2015 with the help of RDHS and NATA. The Hon Health Minister of the Nothern Province Dr.P.Sathiyalingam participated as the Chief Guest. The highlight of the event was delivering certificates to shop owners, who do not sell Tobacco Products. During the event the JSA released a mobile app to educate the general public with regards to harmfulness associated with smoking tobacco.
26th of June 2015
Section C of the JSA organised the Popular talk on ‘Virgin Coconut oil and Health’. Dr. Asoka Dissanayke, a Retired Professor from the University of Kelaniya delivered the talk.