Sri Lanka to lead Commonwealth Centre for Digital Health

Apr 20, 2018 (LBO) – Commonwealth Centre for Digital Health will be Launched in London Today at the sidelines of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2018.

The Centre was proposed by Prof. Vajira Dissanayake of the University of Colombo in 2016 and incorporated into a Commonwealth Policy Brief on Digital Systems for One health approved by the Commonwealth Health Ministers in Geneva in May 2017.

Prof. Dissanayake will give leadership, as the Chairman, to the Centre. He held the position of the President of the Commonwealth Medical Association since 2016, and he has been leading a Commonwealth Wide Digital Health Initiative since he took office in October 2016 at the 24th Triennial Conference of the Association.