PeMSAA-UK is proud to announce the winner of the 2019 Award -

Dr O.R.J.C.RANASINGHE MBBS (Peradeniya), DCH (Colombo), MD Paediatrics (Colombo), FRSPH (UK ).

Dr Ranasinghe is a Senior Registrar in Paediatrics with special interests in Paediatric Haematology/Oncology, Community Paediatrics and infectious diseases. He is urrently working as an acting paediatrician, Base Hospital, Sammanthurai after completion of local MD training.

He has published his Research: ‘Employment: a protective factor against antenatal depression in a rural setting with high incidence of self-harm and suicide?’ on 2015 April 15 in BJOG, an international Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology.

The article can be accessed at

The Academic Award was selected by a Panel consisting of: Prof Ram Swaminathan UK (Chair), Prof N Sreeharan UK, Prof M Sedgwick UK & Prof Vajira Weerasinghe SL
PeMSAA-UK Award for best published Research / Audit/ Quality Improvement Project in Sri Lanka

The 2019 Winner