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Markss Healthcare helps in courses to educate ‘budding’ surgeons

Sri Lankan pharma company, Markss Healthcare (Markss HLC) is partnering the Sri Lanka Association of Urological Surgeons to conduct skill building workshops for ‘up and coming’ surgeons under the “MARKSS Wellness Campaign”.

The inaugural workshop under this partnership was held recently at the Sri Jayawardenapura University Skills Lab that saw the participation of 28 trainee doctors who were awarded with certificates of accreditation.

The workshop is accredited by the British Association of Urological Surgeons, the Post Graduate Institute of Medicine and the Sri Lanka Association of Urological Surgeons. An expert panel of urological surgeons of exceptional international repute consisting Dr. P.M Thompson, Dr. Wei Wang, Prof. Gang Zhu (Overseas Faculty) along with Prof. Neville Perera, Dr. Srinath Chandrasekara, Dr. K.L Fernando and Dr. Ajith Malalasekera graced the occasion sharing their expertise.

The course saw top level surgeons delivering one on one hands-on training sessions to the trainee surgeons, the company said. Speaking on the initiative, Director Medical of Markss HLC, Dr. S. Makalanda, “We treat this initiative as a service for our nation; Markss Wellness Campaign touched the trainee Urological Surgeons through this novel knowledge sharing project. We will continue to enhance extensive knowledge and the best practices in the future.”

An eminent guest panellist said, “This course was made extra special as all these top level surgeons made themselves available throughout the sessions to tutor the trainee surgeons one on one basis. They proved not only to be great teachers but also phenomenal mentors for the up and coming surgeons.

The work shop was based on several surgical techniques for urinary system related to repairing damaged and diseased ureters.” MARKSS HLC an organisation having a long standing association and affiliation with surgeons, offers high end antibiotics, Surgical Gloves, equipments, Utensils and many other items used by surgeons in its portfolio.

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