Primary Healthcare


The essence of our Primary Healthcare Centre is to provide a first point of contact in the healthcare system for patients and allow for disease prevention and illness follow up to take place.... Read More

Allergy Research


We thrive to design, initiate, implement and continue high-quality research in our Allergy Research Centre . ... Read More

News & Events


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Our Story

National Centre for Primary Care and Allergy Research was Established in May 2017 by the funding of University of Sri Jayewardenepura as part of their Township Master Plan, with the intension of uplifting the university research standards to an international calibre, while expanding benefits for the neighbourhood community. This is in accordance with the Ministry of Health and University Grants Commission adjuring to strengthen the primary care programmes to fulfil future demand in parallel to the rise of non-communicable diseases, malignancies, infections in the region and country. Hence extensive research investigating into local and cultural risk factors for these diseases will be of national importance.

Our research arms include Allergy, Palliative care, Nutrition, NCD, IT in primary care, Osteoporosis.

Vision

To make a “healthy society” by combining local, national and international resources through research and development activities with a view to address the challenges in control, prevention and treatment of infectious diseases, non-communicable diseases, allergy and cancer.

Mission

To contribute to the vision by providing independent, objective, and expert scientific and medical research on the fields of primary care and allergy.

To conduct high quality research from the above mentioned scientific perspectives to promote multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary collaborative work with National and International Research Centres.

To create a critical mass within the University of Sri Jayewardenepura in the field of primary care and allergy research.

Director


Dr. J M K C Jeewandara

Manage. Asst.


Miss Lalani Samarawickrama

Coordinator


Dr. G V M C Fernando

Research Assi

Ms. A.M.I.S Abeyratna

Board Member


Dr. T S P Samaranayake

Research Assi

Ms. D.R.S.R. Danasekara

 

Board Member


Dr. C Alahakoon

Field Assi

Ms.B.G.G.K. Somathilake

 

Facilities

The newly established National Centre for Primary Care and Allergy Research at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura undoubtedly comprises the best infrastructure plus laboratory facilities for innovative research and diagnostics in a Sri Lankan university setting. This will facilitate in providing academic, scientific and research services to the university township as well as for the country, which is one of the felt necessities of the university for a long duration. We have already initiated forming multidisciplinary research teams to conduct a number of research projects with the participation of senior academics from the faculties of Medical Sciences, Applied and Life Sciences. ..

News & Events

 

Anaphylaxis Stall – ‘INNOVATE SRI LANKA 2019’
‘INNOVATE SRI LANKA 2019’ is an innovation and invention exhibition organized by the University of Sri Jayewardenepura in celebrating their
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Palliative Care Webinar Series at NCPCAR – Session 3
The third webinar session hosted by NCPCAR was successfully held on the 11th of March, 2019 regarding ‘Palliative Care Assessment’
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Palliative Care Webinar Series at NCPCAR – Session 2
The second Palliative Care webinar session hosted by NCPCAR of the series organized by Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network
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Palliative Care Webinar Series at NCPCAR – Session 1
The Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network (APHN) hosted their quarterly palliative care webinar series as part of the World
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Project “SAVE A LIFE” – We race to save lives!
“Save a Life” is an essential initiative organized by the National Center for Primary Care and Allergy Research, University of
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Dr. Chandima wins the ‘Early Career Researcher Award’ for the 3rd consecutive time at the Annual Research Awards Ceremony of
The Annual Research Awards Ceremony of University of Sri Jayewardenepura was held on the 3rd of October 2018 at Golden
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Dr. Chamath Fernando at the 2nd Mallika Rani Khoja Oration 2018
‘Melodies for maladies that linger’   The Palliative Care Association of Sri Lanka commemorated the World Palliative Care Day 2018
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Dr. Chamath Fernanado brings honour to Sri Lanka
The World Health Organization (WHO) has selected 21 young members from over 2000 applicants from around the world to raise
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