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Sep
15

Newsletter Volume 03 Issue 02

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Sep
15

Newsletter Volume 03 Issue 01

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Sep
06

22nd Annual Scientific Congress of the Perinatal Society of Sri Lanka

22nd Annual Scientific Congress of the Perinatal Society of Sri Lanka was successfully held on 05th & 06th September at Cinnamon Grand,Colombo. Pre Congress Scientific Sessions for Nurses and Midwives
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Aug
03

The Island-wide Multi-centre Study on Low Birth Weight in Sri Lanka

Perinatal Society of Sri Lanka in collaboration with Family Health Bureau and UNICEF embarks on an Islandwide Research Study to combat Low Birth Weight in Sri Lanka Low birth weight (LBW; weight at birth <2500g) continues to pose significant challenges to perinatal teams working across the globe. It is estimated that 15% to 20% of [...]
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Aug
03

Promoting parenting skills: A seminar for 100 mothers at Medirigiriya under the guidance of PSSL

Parenthood is a profound journey that comes with its joys and challenges. Recognizing the crucial role of PHMs in shaping the future of the next generation, the Perinatal society of Sri Lanka took a significant step towards empowering PHMs by organizing a thought-provoking awareness program to promote good parenting at their routine ante natal classes. [...]
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Jul
17

Capacity Building Program for the National Health Care Teams on Developmental Care of the Newborn

The Perinatal Society of Sri Lanka (PSSL), in collaboration with the Family Health Bureau (FHB) and the Perinatal Association of Private Hospitals of Sri Lanka (PAPHSL), conducted a 1 day workshop on “Developmental Care of the Newborn”, exclusively for the health care professionals in the Private Sector. This was held at the auditorium of Lanka [...]
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Jul
11

Economic downturn and the PSSL response

During 2022, the PSSL under the immediate past President Dr Saman Kumara - Neonatologist, initiated the “Save a baby” project to raise donations to respond to urgent needs of neonatal care. The PSSL notes that, in this downturn, the perinatal care needs to be supported further, as there are gaps in getting the requirements through [...]
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Jul
11

PSSL progresses with introduction of reflective practices for parenting with PHMs

The PSSL was instrumental in introducing reflective practices on parenting for PHMs of two MOH areas, Bope-Poddala in Galle District and Medirigiriya in Polonnaruwa Districts. This was conducted as a pilot activity. The pilot is intended to identify and propose a participatory method of improvement of skills to empower couples in good parenting practices. It [...]
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