Events diary

Academic Sessions of the Ceylon College of Physicians

The 43rd annual Academic Sessions of the Ceylon College of Physicians in collaboration with Royal College of Physicians, London will be held from September 23 to 25 at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel Colombo.

The scientific programme covers a spectrum of topics delivered by a distinguished panel of speakers. The sessions will be opened by Chief Guest Prof. Tissa Vitarana (Minister of Technology & Research) and the Guest of Honour Sir Richard Thompson (President, Royal College of Physicians London).

The Ceylon College of Physicians (CCP) founded in July 1967 is committed to excellence in medical care in Sri Lanka. It is the main representative body of the Sri Lankan specialist physician, and is involved in postgraduate medical education, formulation of clinical practice guidelines, supporting research and is in regular discussion with policy makers and health planners. The College has approximately 600 members, both local and overseas.

Memory Walk

The Lanka Alzheimer's Foundation will hold its annual 'Memory Walk' to mark World Alzheimer's Day on Saturday, September 25 at 8 a.m. Those interested in participating are invited to support the cause by joining the walk at the Cinnamon Grand (Angsana Spa Garden).

Metho Black Magic

'Black Magic' a dinner dance organized by the Methodist College Old Girls’ Association will be held on September 25 at Ceylon Continental Hotel from 8 p.m. The band Black will be in attendance and there are lots of prizes and surprises lined up. All proceeds will be towards the development of the school.

Tickets priced at Rs 3000 are available at the school office. For more details contact Azhara or on 077311626, Vanathi Wilson: or on 078 5660080 or Dhana de Mel: or on 077 7510544.

Inner Wheel bazaar

A charity bazaar organized by the Inner Wheel Club of Colombo will be held on Sunday, September 26 at the Shalika Hall, Park Road, Colombo 5, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The proceeds of this sale will be used to help destitute women at the Nivarathana halfway home for women and children in Maharagama, and also to purchase urgent medicine to be donated to the Cancer Hospital in Maharagama.

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