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Peradeniya Uni, Moscow City Clinical 52 in virtual confab

A virtual conference was held between the University of Peradeniya Medical Faculty and the Moscow City Clinical 52 to discuss specified areas and aspects for experts’ opinion exchange, online interaction, research and education, and signing an MOU between the University and the Clinical Hospital.

Ambassador Prof. M.D. Lamawansa underlined the first steps to establish links between the two institutions. Medical Faculty Dean Prof. Asiri Abeyagunawardena spoke about the main activity of the centre for Education, Research and Training with specific attention to the Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Origin in the country.

Prof. Thushara Kudagammana talked about paediatric allergic diseases and asthma in Sri Lanka, highlighting the pressing issues and developments with regard to diagnostics and therapeutic options, training and research. Dr. Champa Ratnatunga made a presentation covering the general information on the laboratory immunology, laboratory infrastructure and specified areas where diagnostics and researches need to be further developed.

Dr. Darya Fomina briefed the clinical and scientific resources of the regional center for allergy and immunology, focal problems and achievements, and ongoing projects on international cooperation. Dr. Oleg Kotenko spoke about the history of Moscow City Clinical and Scientific Center of Nephrology, Kidney Transplant Pathology and Urology, developed methodology, cumulative experience, structure and innovative multidisciplinary telemedicine approaches of the centre.

The participants expressed their readiness to cooperate in the areas of mutual benefit.

The Moscow City Clinical Hospital was represented by its President Prof. Vladimir Vtorenko and his experts. From the University of Peradeniya, Medical Faculty Dean Prof. Asiri Abeygunawardana and his professional team participated. Ambassador Prof. M.D. Lamawansa and the Embassy team facilitated the meeting.