President’s Induction Ceremony
Induction of the 24th President of the College of Medical Administrators of Sri Lanka was held on 28th of January 2017 at the Sri Lankan foundation, Colombo 07 with the participation of Clergies, political leaders, dignitaries from missions representatives from the professional collages while maintaining the professional standards of the college of medical administrators astronomically high.
Kahawatte Siriniwasathero & Diganathanne Somananda thero , welcomed to the occasion by Dr. Neelamani Rjapaksa Hewageegana.
Induction Ceremony started at 6 pm at the arrival of the Chief Guest Hon Karu Jayasuriya Speaker, Parliament of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka & Guest of Honor, Hon Dr Rajitha Senaratne Minister of Health, Nutrition & Indigenous Medicine along with the proceedings of the ceromonical procession.
Induction of the new president was officiated by the outgoing President Dr Shanti Dalpatadu, Dr.Neelamani Rajapakse then pledged the audience that she will give her best for the College in the upcoming year. She further added the need of collaborating with all other professional colleges to serve the people. President then presented the theme of the year 2017 “Reaching adolescence to achieve sustainable development goals” and assured that. She discussed the importance of reaching adolescence and addressing their life skill development for a better outcome.The gathering appreciated for choosing such a needy theme where it’s important in the current in Sri Lankan context.
Dr.Rajitha Senarathne Minister of Health in his address mentioned about how he used to work in co-operation with the College of medical Administrators of Sri Lanka for several years and willing to do so in every capacity under Dr Neelamani’s presidency whom he knew for a long time even before becoming a minister to the betterment of Healthcare system in Sri lanka.
Hon. Karu Jayasuriya addressed the gathering & he stated that it was a pleasure to be the chief guest and to be the 1st speaker to address the gathering in an induction of the President of College of medical Administrators of Sri Lanka. In which he mentioned how important is the role of medical administrators to run a smooth health system in order to have a healthy population which is the most valuable asset a country could have
Vote of Thanks was done by Dr Priyanee Senadheera,Hony Secretary College of Medical Administrators which she thanked all the past presidents, council members, Special guests, Sponsors and the participants.