Nov 13, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena opened the 6th Global Congress for Consensus in Pediatrics and Child Health (CIP) at the Hilton Hotel in Colombo yesterday.
The Congress, hosted by Sri Lanka College of Pediatricians and attended by more than 250 pediatricians from 42 countries, will be held until November 15.
CIP brings an innovative and stimulating global academic debate platform searching for consensus and agreements on main child health pathologies, management options of pediatric health problems, difficulties faced and controversies.
CIP congress will allow networking between local, regional and other international participants, who would travel from all over the globe.
Minister of Health Dr. Rajitha Senaratne, the President of the Global Initiative for Consensus in Pediatrics, Manuel Katz, President of the Sri Lanka College of Pediatricians, Dr. Lakkumar Fernando, Secretary- General of the Asia Pacific Pediatric Association, Dr. Ismail Zulkifli and many others participated on this occasion.