Tuesday, 23 October 2018

The First International Conference of the Shalakya Tantra – ‘Shalakya Sandeepani – 2017’

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The Inauguration Ceremony of the ‘Shalakya Sandeepani – 2017’, the First International Conference of the Shalakya Tantra organized by the Department of Salya Shalakya of the Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute (GWAI-Yakkala), affiliated to the University of Kelaniya, was successfully held on the 15th of September 2017 at the Amaya Green Hotel,Yakkala. The scientific sessions were held on the 16th & 17th of September 2017 at GWAI, Yakkala. This Conference was organized with the objective of sharing the knowledge of recent advances in Shalakya Tantra among academics and physicians.

Prof. Vd. K.S. Dhiman, the Director General of the Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences in India (CCRAS, New Delhi) graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. This conference was participated by Prof. Bimali Jayawardena, the Acting Vice Chancellor and the Dean of the Faculty of Science of the University of Kelaniya, Cadre Chair & Senior Prof. N.P. Sunil Chandra and other academic staff members of the University of Kelaniya, the academic staff members of the GWAI , Ms. M.D.M.D Karunathilake – Commissioner/Ayurveda of the Department of Ayurveda, Dr. S.D. Hapuarachchi- the Director of the Institute of Indigenous Medicine at the University of Colombo and its other academic staff members, Dr. Khema Hettiarachchi – the Director of the Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurvedic Hospital including its Medical Officers, Dr. Kumari Kumarasirekara – the Director of the National Ayurveda Teaching Hospital at Borella including its Medical Officers, Dr. Swarna Kaluthota- the Acting Director of the Bandaranaike Memorial Ayurvedic Research Institute (BMARI) at Navinna including its Medical Officers, the Deputy Director of the National Institute for Traditional Medicine including its Medical Officers, many postgraduates and undergraduates.

People’s Bank (Yakkala Branch), the National Science Foundation (NSF), Pasyala Osu (Pvt) Ltd, Mega Pharma, Eco mind, Link Natural products. Institute, Fadna (Food and Nature Pvt. Ltd), Nugegoda Ayurveda Clinic and some other reputed institutions were among the main sponsors for the conference.

Last Updated on Monday, 25 September 2017 07:52


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