The inaugural ceremony of the 6th Global Congress for Consensus in Paediatrics and Child Health (CIP) was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the Hilton, Colombo, today (12).
The congress which is attended by more than 250 pediatricians from 42 countries will be held till November 15.
CIP brings an innovative and stimulating global academic debate platform searching for consensus and agreements on main child health pathologies, management options of paediatric health problems, difficulties faced and controversies. The congress is facilitated by Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians.
Minister of Health Dr. Rajitha Senaratne, the President of the Global Initiative for Consensus in Pediatrics, Manuel Katz, President of the Sri Lanka College of Pediatricians, Dr. Lakkumar Fernando, Secretary- General of the Asia Pacific Pediatric Association, Dr. Ismail Zulkifli and many others participated on this occasion.