OSShCa KVD 20 - SEMI AUTOMATED, MOBILE CHEST PHYSIOTHERAPY MACHINE won its 3rd award for the invention

A team lead by Dr. Sajith Edirisinghe, Lecturer, Department of Anatomy, won their 3rd award for innovation being the 2nd runners up at the YOUNG INNOVATORS AWARD IN HEALTH SCIENCES at the Research Conference in Health Sciences 2021 organised by the Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura on 31st March 2021. The invention was a mobile semi-automated chest physiotherapy machine(OSShCa KVD 20) that can be operated remotely.

The paper was presented by Mr. Osanda Somarathne who is a final year engineering student following Mechanical Engineering, at University of Moratuwa.

The other members of the team are Didula Hapuarachige and Kaveen Samarasinghe from Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Moratuwa, Shashika Liyanwalage and Viraj Niroshan from Faculty of Technology, University of Sri Jayewardenepura and Chamara Mathangaweera, Physiotherapist, Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.