Stroke Association office-bearers
Consultant Neurologist of the National Hospital Dr. Padma Gunaratne
was elected President at the recently held AGM of the National Stroke
Dr. M.T.M. Riffsy, Dr. Udaya Ranawaka and Tissa Bandaranayake were
elected Vice Presidents. Dr. Harsha Gunasekera was elected Secretary and
Mrs. Rosanne Warnakulasuriya as Assistant Secretary. M.U. de Silva was
named Treasurer and Daya Abeysekera and Dr. Arjuna Fernando as Joint
A seven member council comprising Dr. Preethi Wijegunawardene, Dr.
Lalith Wijeratne, Prema Cooray, Rienzie T. Wijetilleke, Baron De Livera,
Dr. Lal Panapitiya and Dr. Sepalika Mendis were also elected.
Dr. J.B. Peiris is the patron of the National Stroke Association and
Dr. Jagath Wijesekera is the vice patron. Consultant Endocrinologist,
National Hospital Sri Lanka Dr. Noel Somasundaran delivered the guest
lecture on ‘Diseases of modern times’.