dr-c.s.e. goonawardane

RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS


 

Dr.  C.S.E. Goonawardane

Dr. C.S.E. Goonawardane MBBS (NCMC), MSc (PGIM), MD (PGIM), DRH (Liverpool, UK)

Senior Lecturer Grade I
Department of Community Medicine

Telephone - Office : +94 11 2758566     
E-mail : sampatha4@yahoo.co.uk

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PRESENTATIONS / COMMUNICATIONS

Peer Reviewed Presentations at National/International Conferences/Symposia Published in Abstract Form


 

  • Goonewardena CSE, Rajapakse LR, Wickremasuriya K. "Effectiveness of an intervention programme in improving quality of intrapartum and postpartum care in primary care level institutions in Kalutara district" Annual Scientific sessions of the College of Community Physicians (2001)
  • Goonewardena CSE, Rajapakse LR, Wickremasuriya K. "Use of partograph to improve quality of intrapartum and postpartum care in primary care level institutions in Kalutara district". Annual Scientific sessions of the Sri Lanka Medical Association (2002)
  • Goonewardena CSE, Improving the quality of postnatal care as a way of reducing maternal mortality in Sri Lanka- Research seminar in Liverpool, UK June 2003
  • Goonewardena CSE, Weeks A. Management of retained placenta: Current practice (an audit) - Research presentation in Women's hospital, Liverpool, UK October 2003
  • Wetthasinghe BP, Wickremasinghe KS, Wijesekera DID, Weerasinghe WPTD, Wijeratna MWSL, Wijesinghe HAUY, Goonewardena CSE Treatment seeking behaviour among pulmonary tuberculosis patients 5th Annual academic sessions, Faculty of Medical Sciences, USJP, January 2007
  • IE Weerasinghe, CSE Goonewardena, JAMS Jayatilake. Presented paper on "Participation in extra-curricular activities and factors associated, among grade ten students in Sinhala medium schools of the Matale Municipality area" - 12th Academic sessions of the College of Community Physicians (2007)
  • PBVR Kumari, CSE Goonewardena Factors related to timing of first contact with an allopathic medical practitioner among patients presenting with symptoms of breast cancer in a selected hospital 14th annual academic sessions of college of Community Physicians of SL September 2009
  • Dabera TME, CSE Goonewardena Knowledge of the school teachers regarding the school health programme and the health promotion in schools in the MOH area Negombo 14th annual academic sessions of college of Community Physicians of SL September 2009
  • Rangani WPT, CSE Goonewardena Psychological status of the spouses of men subjected to forced disappearance in the district of Hambantota .14th annual academic sessions of college of Community Physicians of SL September 2009
  • DUCJ Jayasinghe, CSE Goonewardena Knowledge and practices of solid waste management among chief female occupants of MOH area, Yatiyantota 14th annual academic sessions of college of Community Physicians of SL September 2009
  • Aaquiff UMM, alwis LLLW, Anuradika GT, Kotigala DSK, Madishani GS, Mendis NST, Pathirage DWJ, Weeramanthri WAD, CSE Goonewardena and Kulatunge M. Do coping strategies relieve stress among intentional self poisoning - 16th annual Academic sessions CCPSL 2011
  • PBV Kumari, CSE Goonewardena Factors related to timing of first contact with an allopathic medical practitioner, among patients presenting with symptoms of breast cancer in a selected hospital - NIHS annual sessions 2011
  • Aaquiff UMM, alwis LLLW, Anuradika GT, Kotigala DSK, Madishani GS, Mendis NST, Pathirage DWJ, Weeramanthri WAD, CSE Goonewardena and Kulatunge M. Do those who poison themselves intentionally want to die? Intentional self poisoning in urban Sri Lanka. 16th annual Academic sessions CCPSL 2011
  • PBV Kumari, CSE Goonewardena Factors related to timing of first contact with an allopathic medical practitioner, among patients presenting with symptoms of breast cancer in a selected hospital - PGIM Sessions 2011
  • AKPJ Arumapperuma,. CSE Goonewardena Knowledge, attitudes and practices related to known risk factors and screening for oral cancer among adult females in estates in Kahawatta medical officer of health area. 17th ANNUAL ACADEMIC SESSIONS, COLLEGE OF COMMUNITY PHYSICIANS OF SRI LANKA September 2012
  • Banagala S, Liyanage G, Haturusinghe LK,Karunaratne N, AbeysekeraN, Karunathilake R, Goonewardena CSE - Dietary habits among urban school children. 15th annual session2s of Sri Lanka college of Paediatricians 2012
  • Banagala S, Liyanage G, Haturusinghe LK,Karunaratne N, AbeysekeraN, Karunathilake R, Goonewardena CSE Dietary habits among urban school children.- 44th APACPH 2012 conference Oral presentation)
  • P Karunaratne, c Premasiri, S Halangoda, I chulika, L Haputota, S Karunarathne, K Jayakody, U Epasinghe, R dissanayake, L gunasekera, CSE Goonewardena Knowledge of osteoporosis among females between 30-50 years of age in selected areas of Colombo district - 44th APACPH 2012 conference Oral presentation)
  • AKPJ Arumapperuma, CSE Goonewardena Knowledge, attitudes and practices related to known risk factors and screening for oral cancer among adult females in estates in kahawatta medical officer of health area. 44th APACPH 2012 conference ( Poster presentation)
  • T Pathirana, CSE Goonewardena, I Wijesiriwardena, N Perera, N Ahamad, K gunawardena, L Nissanka, A nissanka, S Perera, S Pathirage, S Karunanayake, SL Karunanayake The quality of life caregivers and impact on the nuclear family of children with leukaemia. 44th APACPH 2012 conference (Poster presentation)
  • Jayasinghe C, Goonewardena S. Knowledge and practices of solid waste management among chief female occupants of selected Medical Officer of Health area in Sri Lanka. 44th APACH conference 2012 (P)
  • P Karunaratne, c Premasiri, S Halangoda, I chulika, L Haputota, S Karunarathne, K Jayakody, U Epasinghe, R Dissanayake, L Gunasekera, CSE Goonewardena.Knowledge of osteoporosis among females between 30-50 years of age in selected areas of Colombo district. 3rd Biennial conference of the South Asian Association of Physiologists - poster presentation
  • HAMDS Perera, NW Jayasekera, MNGGD Pramitha, WS Hewanayake, BSL Fernando, SW Wimalasekera, CSE Goonewardena Association between body mass index and dysmenorrhea among undergraduates. 3rd Biennial conference of the South Asian Association of Physiologists - poster presentation
  • HAMDS Perera, NW Jayasekera, MNGGD Pramitha, WS Hewanayake, BSL Fernando, SW Wimalasekera, CSE Goonewardena Dysmennorhoea; common symptoms and coping among undergraduates. 3rd Biennial conference of the South Asian Association of Physiologists - poster presentation
  • Poruthota PC, Goonewardena CSE, Wijayasiri WAA Knowledge and self-reporting practices regarding infection control methods among selected "Minor health care workers" in District General hospital Kalutara and their correlates. POSTER - International conference on Public Health innovations NIHS May 2013
  • Gunawardhana YAGK, Goonewardena CSE, Wijayasiri Pre hospital care received by injured children less than five years admitted to Lady Ridgeway Hospital WAA POSTER-International conference on Public Health innovations NIHS May 2013
  • Poruthota PC, CSE Goonewardena, WAA Wijayasiri Knowledge and self reporting practices regarding infection control methods among selected "Minor health care workers" in District General hospital Kalutara and their correlates.POSTER - 126th SLMA sessions July 2013
  • YAGK Gunawardhana, CSE Goonewardena, WAA Wijayasiri Pre hospital care received by injured children less than five years admitted to Lady Ridgeway Hospital POSTER - 126th SLMA sessions July 2013
  • Poruthota PC, CSE Goonewardena, WAA Wijayasiri Knowledge and attitudes regarding infection control methods among "Minor Health Care Workers" in District General Hospital Kalutara and their correlates Oral - 18th Annual scientific sessions CCPSL September 2013
  • Nevinda de Silva, K. Wijerathna, S. Kahatapitiya, Prabath Silva, R. Perera, S Goonewardena Risk factors for growth faltering in 6 -12 months of infancy in selected areas of Sri Lanka Oral- 18th Annual scientific sessions CCPSL September 2013
  • YAGK Gunawardhana, CSE Goonewardena, WAA Wijayasiri.Pre hospital care received by injured children less than five years admitted to LRH accident service and associated factors Poster - 18th Annual scientific sessions CCPSL September 2013
  • T.Rangani, Goonewardena CSE, Sivayogan S The impact of the absence of the biological father on the well being of 11-16 year children in the Western Province of Sri Lanka Poster-44th APACPH conference 2013 China October 2013
  • WPT Rangani, CSE Goonewardena, S Sivayogan. Impact of migration on the wellbeing of 11-16 year old children in the Western Province. Sri Lanka (O). CCPSL sessions Sept 2014.
  • HJH Madhushanthi, CSE Goonewardena. Knowledge on complementary feeding among mothers attending child welfare clinics at Borelesgamuwa MOH and its correlates - International research conference, KDU 2014
  • CSE Goonewardena, BCV Senaratne, S. Prathapan. Risk factors for separation/divorce among ever married women in Colombo District - International Conference on Multidisciplinary approaches, FGS, USJP August 2014
  • CSE Goonewardena, BCV Senaratne, S. Prathapan. Prevalence of divorces and separations in three districts of Sri Lanka and socio demographic profile of separated or divorced women - Populations association of Sri Lanka July 2014
  • Perera WND, Goonewardena CSE. Birth and emergency preparedness ,associated factors, maternal and neonatal outcome among postnatal mothers at Base Hospital, Balangoda (O). SLMA 128th Anniversary International Medical Congress July 2015
  • Liyanage P, Goonewardena CSE. Decisional needs of the parents with regards to aTd and rubella containing vaccines in Kalutara district (O). SLMA 128th Anniversary International Medical Congress July 2015
  • Ilankoon IMPS, Goonewardena CSE, Perera PPR & Fernandopulle RC (2015) Different Cultural Practices and Health Seeking Behaviours Associated with Vaginal Discharge. (Poster presentation: abstract) Peradeniya University International Research Sessions (iPURSE 2015), 5th & 6th November 2015, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
  • IMPS Ilankoon, PPR Perera, CSE Goonewardena & RC Fernandopulle, 2015. Public health midwives' health education activities related to common gynaecological complaints, (Oral presentation: abstract), International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches (iCMA 2015), Faculty of Graduate Studies University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka.
  • P. Liyanage, CSE Goonewardena, Paba Palihawadene. Development of the Decision Aid for aTd vaccine for the Sri Lankan parents/ guardians (Oral presentation: abstract), International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches (iCMA 2015), Faculty of Graduate Studies University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka
  • KAT Navodani, P. Fonseka, CSE Goonewardena. Knowledge of Public Health Midwives in the Kalutara district in relation to domiciliary postnatal care. (O). September 2015. 20th Annual Academic Sessions of College of Community Physicians of Sri Lanka
  • HAAS Weerasinghe, DHM Niluka, HPGTP de Alwis, US Weerasena, SGVC Gunasekera, R. Wickremasinghe, CSE Goonewardena. Prevention and control of cutaneous leishmaniasis among medical practitioners in the CSTH and SJTH. (P). September 2015. 20th Annual Academic Sessions of College of Community Physicians of Sri Lanka
  • PMS Ayantha, TS Dissanayake, MADL Munasinghe, KKDM Ranaweera, WM Rukshani, S. Ranasinghe, CSE Goonewardena. Knoweldge regarding Filariasis and morbidity control practices among patients who attend the fialriasis clinic at Borelesgamuwa MOH area (P). September 2015. 20th Annual Academic Sessions of College of Community Physicians of Sri Lanka
  • PCWM Piyadigama, RMAG Ranasinghe, MASD Somasiri, WAMM Fernando, WGMD Amarasinghe, D. Ariyarathna, CSE Goonewardena. Knowledge, attitudes and practices towards leptospirosis among farmers of Palapathwela Secretatiate division in Matale district. (P). September 2015. 20th Annual Academic Sessions of College of Community Physicians of Sri Lanka
  • Perera WND, CSE Goonewardena. Birth and emergency preparedness, associated factors, maternal and neonatal outcome among postnatal mothers at Base Hospital, Balangoda (O). 20th Annual Scientific sessions CCPSL September 2015.
  • AKPJ Arumapperuma, CSE Goonewardena Knowledge, attitudes and Practices related to known risk factors and screening for cervical cancer among adult females in estates in Kahawatte Medical Officer of Health Area, Sri Lanka. 8th Asian Oncology Summit 2016. Kyoto, Japan
  • C. Wijesundara, C. Kankanamge, I. Halpita, K. Wickramasinghe, D. Herath, M. Gamage, S. Goonewardena. Factors influence the knowledge on expanded programme of immunization (EPI) among mothers in a selected suburban area. WONCA SAR February 2016.
  • G. Kisokanth, IMPS Illankoon, K. Arulanandem, CSE Goonewardena, KT, Sundaresan, J. Joseph. Knowledge on hypertension and consequences of its poor control among hypertensive patients at medical clinics, Teaching Hospital, Batticaloa. 25th International Scientific conference, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya. April 2016
  • G. Kisokanth, IMPS Illankoon, K. Arulanandem, CSE Goonewardena. Knowledge on management practices among hypertensive patients - a cross sectional descriptive study. SLMA 129th Anniversary International Medical Congress July 2016
  • Fernando KDL, Kumari PDK, Jayani BW, Gunaratne MBLU, Morawaka MSK, Ranwala R, Goonewardena CSE. Different pain relieving methods used by selected cancer patients attending national cancer institute, Maharagama and their associated factors. SLMA 129th Anniversary International Medical Congress July 2016
  • De Silva B, Hussain H, Ginige G, Manjari A, Kannangara H, Gamage M, Goonewardena CSE. Prevalence of self medication practices of oral allopathic medicine among mothers of children under 12 years of age and associated factors: A study done in a Teaching hospital, Sri Lanka. SLMA 129th Anniversary International Medical Congress July 2016
  • Madhushanthi HJH, Wimalasekera SW, Goonewardena CSE, Lenora RSJ, Amarasekera AATD. Socio-economic disparities and psychosocial adversities which affect prefrontal function of early adolescents. SLMA 129th Anniversary International Medical Congress July 2016
  • Madhushanthi HJH, Wimalasekera SW, Goonewardena CSE, Lenora RSJ, Amarasekera AATD. Effect of socio economic status on neurocognitive performance in early adolescents living in Galle district, Sri Lanka. 2nd International Conference on Public Health July 2016 (O)
  • Illankoon IMPS, Goonewardena CSE, Fernandopulle RC, Perera PPR. Attitudes and different practices related to abnormal vaginal discharge among women living in an estate community in Sri Lanka. 2nd International Conference on Public Health July 2016 (O)
  • Fazla AFF, Goonewardena CSE. Mothers' awareness of developmental milestones and advantages of early identification of delayed milestones among 18 month old children attending immunization clinics in Colombo district. 2nd International Conference on Public Health July 2016 (O)
  • Madushanthi HJH, Wimalasekera SW, Goonewardena CSE, Lenora RSJ, Amarasekera AATD. Effect of nutritional and psychosocial factors on educational performance of early female adolescents in Galle area: Preliminary study findings (P). Faculty of Medical Science USJP in collaboration with SJGH Scientific sessions April 2016.
  • Perera WND, Goonewardena CSE. Utilization of antenatal care, birth and emergency preparedness and associated factors among postnatal mothers at Base Hospital Balangoda. 15th Annual academic sessions of Perinatal Society of Sri Lanka August 2016
  • Fazla AFF, Goonewardena CSE. Mothers' awareness on development milestones and advantages of early identification of delayed milestones among 18 month old children attending immunization clinics in Colombo district. 21st Annual scientific sessions of College of Community Physicians of Sri Lanka September 2016
  • YBP de Silva, FH Hussain, GM Ginige, APM Kulathunge, HS Kannangara, S Goonawardane, M Gamage. Self-medicating practices and misuse of selected oral allopathic medicines among mothers of children less than 12 years of age and associated factors: A study done in a teaching hospital ,Sri Lanka. 21st Annual scientific sessions of College of Community Physicians of Sri Lanka September 2016
  • PDK Kumari, KDL Fernando, BW Jayani, MBLU Gunarathna, MSK Morawaka, R Ranawala, CSE Goonewardena. An insight to different pain relieving methods used by selected cancer patients attending National Cancer Institute Maharagama and their associated factors. 21st Annual scientific sessions of College of Community Physicians of Sri Lanka September 2016
  • YBP de Silva, FH Hussain, GM Ginige, APM Kulathunge, HS Kannangara, S Goonawardane, M Gamage. European Academy of Paediatric Societies. October 2016, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Madushanthi HJH, Wimalasekera SW, Goonewardena CSE, Lenora RSJ, Amarasekera AATD. Nutritional state and cognitive performance of early female adolescents in Galle Municipal Area.5th Biennial Conference of South Asian Association of Physiologists. November 2016. Nepal
  • Piyadasa KKLK, Goonewardena CSE. An insight to menstrual hygiene and practices among adolescent girls aged above 15 years in Tangalle education zone. 2nd International Conference on Public Health July 2016 (O)
  • Illankoon IMPS, Goonewardena CSE, Fernandopulle RC, Perera PPR. Women's experiences of vaginal complaints in estate communities in the Colombo District, Sri Lanka. Commonwealth Medical Association 24th Triennial Conference 2016.
  • Nazeer N, Goonewardena CSE. Treatment compliance among adult asthmatic patients: experience from Base Hospital, Homagama. Faculty of Medicla Sciences, Annual Academic sessions. May 2017
  • Fazla AFF, Goonewardena CSE. Mothers' role in identifying developmental problems early: A descriptive study among mothers in selected MOH areas in Colombo. SLMA 130th Anniversary International Medical Congress July 2017
  • Nazeer N, Goonewardena CSE. Treatment compliance among adult asthmatic patients: experience from Base Hospital, Homagama. SLMA 130th Anniversary International Medical Congress July 2017
  • Madushanthi HJH, Wimalasekera SW, Goonewardena CSE, Lenora RSJ, Amarasekera AATD. Barriers for healthy eating among adolescents in Galle as perceived by school teachers. SLMA 130th Anniversary International Medical Congress July 2017
  • Gihani Jayaweera, Sampatha Goonewardena, Savithri Wimalasekera. Trends in respiratory diseases in Sri Lanka : A review. 1st ICPRG South Asian Scientific Conference, Sri Lanka. August 2017
  • Pathiraja RP, Prathapan S, Goonewardena S. Impact of urinary incontinence on quality of life of women in a community sample in three districts of Sri Lanka - A cross sectional study. Sri Lanka journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vol 39, Suppl 1, August 2017
  • Illankoon IMPS, Goonewardena CSE, Fernandopulle RC, Perera PPR. Health seeking behaviours related to vaginal discharge among women living in an urban slum community. Sri Lanka journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vol 39, Suppl 1, August 2017
  • Jayantha WMS, Goonewardena CSE. Extent of participation, knowledge and barriers in attending antenatal education among male partners: Findings from a Medical Officer of Health area in Anuradhapura District. 4th International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches. September 2017
  • Madushanthi HJH, Wimalasekera SW, Goonewardena CSE, Lenora RSJ, Amarasekera AATD. Association between neuro cognitive test scores and school test performance: Results from a Sri Lankan setting. 4th International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches. September 2017
  • Colombage TD, Goonewardena CSE. Are intensive care nurses knowledgable in caring for patients with endotracheal tubes? Results from National Hospital Colombo. National Health Research Symposium, December 2017
  • Perera WND, Goonewardena CSE. Birth and emergency preparedness and its association with maternal and neonatal outcomes among postnatal mothers at Base Hospital, Balangoda. National Health Research Symposium, December 2017

 

 

 

PUBLICATIONS


 

Full Papers in Journals (Peers Reviewed)

 

  • Kumari PBV, Goonewardena CSE. Delay among women reporting symptoms of breast cancer -JCCPSL Vol 16, No1, June 2011
  • Goonewardena CSE. Editorial on Cancer: A hidden burden JCCPSL Vol16, no1, June 2011
  • Weerasinghe IE, Gunawardana CSE, Jayatilake JAMS. Extra-Curricular Activities and Factors Associated Among School Going Adolescents in an Urban Area of Sri Lanka - Global Education Review, ISSN 2220-1599, February 2014, Vol. 2, No.2, 72-82
  • Ilankoon IMPS, Goonewardena CSE, Perera PPR & Fernandopulle RC (2015). Vaginal discharge: Women's health seeking behavior and cultural practices. Review article. International journal of Current Research, Vol 7, Issue 6, pp 17473-17479 June 2015 ISSN : 0975 -833 X
  • Pathirana TI, Goonewardena CSE, Wijesiriwardane I (2015). Quality of life of caregivers and impact on the nuclear family of children with leukaemia in the National Cancer Institute of Sri Lanka. Journal of the Postgraduate Institute of Medicine 2: E 18: 1-5. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4038/jpgim.7863
  • Nevinda de Silva, K. Wijerathna, S. Kahatapitiya, Prabath Silva, R. Perera, S Goonewardena (2015) Factors associated with growth faltering in Sri Lankan infants: A case control study in selected child welfare clinics in Sri Lanka. Journal of the Postgraduate Institute of Medicine 2: E 19: 1-9. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4038/jpgim.8074
  • IMPS Ilankoon, CSE Goonewardena, RC Fernandopulle, PPR Perera. Public Health Midwives' role in health education regarding vaginal discharge: A Cross Sectional Descriptive Study . International Journal of scientific research and management (IJSRM) ||Volume||4||Issue||06||Pages||4303-4310||2016|| Website: www.ijsrm.in ISSN (e): 2321-3418 , DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.18535/ijsrm/v4i6.12
  • YAGK Gunawardhana, CSE Goonewardena. Pre-hospital care received by injured children less than five years admitted to the Lady Ridgeway Hospital for children, Colombo. Journal of the College of community Physicians of Sri Lanka. Volume 21, No. 1, June 2015
  • BP de Silva, FH Hussain, G Ginige, A Kulathunge, H Kannangara, S Goonawardane, M Gamage. Self-medication practices and misuse of medicine among mothers of young children attending a teaching hospital in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health, 2017; 46:
  • Kisokanth G, Illankoon IMPS, Arulanandem K, Goonewardena CSE, Sundaresan KT, Joseph J. Assessment of knowledge on the disease, its complications and management strategies among hypertensive patients attending medical clinics at Teaching Hospital, Batticaloa, Sri Lanka . Journal of the Postgraduate Institute of Medicine 2016,3: E 30: 1-11. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4038/jpgim.8097
  • An Insight to How Estate Women in Sri Lanka Manage Abnormal Vaginal Discharge Ilankoon IMPS, Goonewardena CSE, Fernandopulle RC, Perera PPR. Iran J Public Health, Vol. 46, No.2, Feb 2017, pp.268-269. Available at: http://ijph.tums.ac.ir
  • Ilankoon IMPS, Goonewardena CSE, Fernandopulle RC, Perera PPR. Women's Knowledge and Experience of Abnormal Vaginal Discharge Living in Estates in Colombo District, Sri Lanka. International Journal of Women's Health and Reproduction Sciences Vol. 5, No. 2, April 2017, 90-96, http://www.ijwhr.net doi10.15296/ijwhr.2017.17,ISSN 2330- 4456
  • Pathiraja RP, Prathapan S, Goonewardena S. Impact of urinary incontinence on quality of life of women in a community sample in three districts of Sri Lanka - A cross sectional study. Sri Lanka Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, October 2017, pg 43-48. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/slcog.v3913.7817
  • Pathiraja RP, Prathapan S, Goonewardena S. Urinary incontinence of women in a nationwide study in Sri Lanka - Prevalence and risk factors. Female Urology. Vol 14, No.3, May-June 2017, Pg. 3075-3080
  • Perceptions, Attitudes and Self-care Practices on Management of Hypertension Among Hypertensive Patients at Teaching Hospital, Batticaloa District, Sri Lanka
    The Open Hypertension Journal, 2018, 10: 1-7
    G Kisokanth, Ilankoon IMPS, Arulanandem K, Sundaresan KT, Goonewardena CSE, Joseph J
    https://www.benthamopen.com/ABSTRACT/TOHYPERJ-10-1

 

 

Peer Reviewed Presentations at National/International Conferences/Symposia Published as Full Papers)

 

  • Ilankoon IMPS, Goonewardena CSE, Perera PPR & Fernandopulle RC (2015) Public Health Midwives' Knowledge, Attitudes and Perceived Level of Competency in Educating Women Regarding Vaginal Discharge. (Oral presentation: Extended abstract) Annual Academic Sessions 2015, 19th and 20th November 2015. The Open University of Sri Lanka. ISSN 2012-9912@2015

 

 

 

AWARDS AND PRIZES


 

Merit Award

 

  • Goonewardena CSE, Rajapakse LR, Wickremasuriya K. "Use of partograph to improve quality of intrapartum and postpartum care in primary care level institutions in Kalutara district". Annual Scientific sessions of the Sri Lanka Medical Association (2002) Awarded the Sir Nicholas Attygalle Award for paper presented at 115th Sri Lanka
  • Aaquiff UMM, Alwis LLLW, Anuradika GT, Kotigala DSK, Madishani GS, Mendis NST, Pathirage DWJ, Weeramanthri WAD, CSE Goonewardena and Kulatunge M Do those who poison themselves intentionally want to die? Intentional self poisoning in urban Sri Lanka 16th annual Academic sessions CCPSL 2011 (first runner up best paper)
  • PBV Kumari, CSE Goonewardena Factors related to timing of first contact with an allopathic medical practitioner, among patients presenting with symptoms of breast cancer in a selected hospital - 30th Anniversary Academic sessions of the PGIM Sessions 2011 (First runner up oral presentation award)
  • Nevinda de Silva, K. Wijerathna, S. Kahatapitiya, Prabath Silva, R. Perera, S Goonewardena Risk factors for growth faltering in 6 -12 months of infancy in selected areas of Sri Lanka Oral- 18th Annual scientific sessions CCPSL September 2013 (runner up award)
  • NMCL Nishshanka, CSE Goonewardena. Factors associated with the knowledge on antenatal care in selected Medical Officer of Health Areas in Anuradhapura District Best poster award, Medical sessions at the 8th International Research conference, Sir John Kotalawela Defence University 2015.
  • KAT Navodani, P Fonseka, CSE Goonewardena. Knowledge of Public Health Midwives in the Kalutara district in relation to domiciliary postnatal care. Awarded third place in oral September 2015 CCPSL sessions.
  • Piyadasa KKLK, CSE Goonewardena. An insight to menstrual hygiene and practices among adolescent girls age above 15 years in Tangalle Educational division. 2nd ICOPH Conference July 2016. Best oral presentation award in Technical session in Adolescent Health.
  • Madushanthi HJH, Wimalasekera SW, Goonewardena CSE, Lenora RSJ, Amarasekera AATD. Nutritional state and cognitive performance of early female adolescents in Galle Municipal Area. 5th Biennial Conference of South Asian Association of Physiologists. November 2016. Nepal. Award for Best Neuroscience research paper

 

 

 

RESEARCH UNDERTAKEN

(Excluding Over 75 Undergraduate Research Projects Supervision)


 

Supervision of Postgraduate Research

 

  • Participation in extra-curricular activities and factors associated, among grade ten students in Sinhala medium schools of the Matale Municipality area Weerasinghe IE ( MSc 2006)
  • Knowledge of school teachers regarding the school health programmes, factors associated and health promoting activities in schools in the Negombo MOH area. Dabera TME (MSc 2006)
  • Solid waste management in households of the Yatiyantota MOH area - DUCJ Jayasinghe (MSc 2007)
  • Factors related to timing of first contact with an allopathic medical practitioner among patients presenting with symptoms of breast cancer in a selected hospital PBVR Kumari (MSc 2008)
  • Psychological status of the spouses of men subjected to forced disappearance in the district of Hambantota - Rangani WPT (MSc 2008)
  • Knowledge, attitudes and practices related to known risk factors and screening for oral and cervical carcinoma among adult females in estates in Kahawatte MOH area (MSc 2011) Dr. AKPJ Arumapperuma
  • Pre hospital care received by injured children less than five years admitted to Lady ridgeway hospital (MSc 2012) - Dr. YAGK Gunawardhana
  • A study of knowledge, attitudes practices regarding infection control methods, their co-relates and physical occupational health hazards among junior health care workers in Distrct General hospital, Kalutara - PC Poruthota (MSc 2012)
  • Role of biological father on psychological and behavioural health of 11-16 year old children in the district of Colombo - WPT Rangani MD 2013
  • Coverage of aTd and rubella containing vaccines among 1996 birth cohort in Kalutara District and to assess the effectiveness of decision tool for parental decision making on vaccination needs - P Liyanage, 2014 MD
  • Birth and emergency preparedness, associated factors, maternal and neonatal outcome among postnatal mothers at Base Hospital, Balangoda. Perera WND 2014 MSc
  • Postpartum mothers in the district of Kalutara: quality of domiciliary postnatal care received and quality of life - KAT Navodani (2015 MD)
  • Transfer of knowledge on antenatal care from public health midwives to primi mothers and the factors associated, in selected three medical officer of health areas in Anuradhapura district. NMC Lakshrini 2014 MSc
  • Application of Early Childhood Care and Development concepts on Developmental milestones and associated factors among mothers of eighteen month old children attending the immunization clinics in selected MOH areas in Colombo District - Fazla (MSc 2015)
  • Treatment compliance and its associated factors among adult asthmatic patients attending medical clinic in Base Hospital Homagama- Nazneen (MSc 2016)

 

 

MPhil/PhD/MSc/MD Supervision - On Going Research

 

  • Survival Probabilities, Quality of life, & Supportive Care Needs of Colorectal Cancer Patients in the District of Colombo - Dr. DG Udugama (MD)
  • Prevalence of depression, anxiety and stress and correlates of stress among primi mothers who are conversant in Sinhala and evaluate the efficacy of progressive muscle relaxation to reduce anxiety and stress and improve pregnancy outcome in Badulla district - Dr. NMC Lakshrinie (MD)
  • Role of grandparents in upbringing of grandchildren between six months to five years of age, their stress levels and associated factors in Homagama Medical Officer of Health area 2017 (MSc)
  • Family planning preference, unmet need and associated factors among postpartum mothers aged 20-35 years and over 35 years attending Child Welfare Clinics in Colombo Municipality. 2017 (MSc)
  • Illankoon IMPS. Primary health care workers role in promotion of vaginal health among females aged 18-49 years living in socially marginalized communities in Colombo District, Sri Lanka. ( MPhil) Faculty of Graduate Studies, USJP
  • Madushanthi HJH. Nutritional and Psychosocial factors affecting cognitive function and educational performance of early female adolescent school children in Galle educational Zone. (MPhil) Faculty of Graduate Studies, USJP
  • Illankoon IMPS. Effectiveness of an educational programme on vulvo- vaginal discharge for public health midwives serving women living in a socially marginalized community in Colombo, Sri Lanka". ( Upgrade to PhD) FGS, USJP
  • Pain management done at home and their associated factors by family caregivers of the patients with cancer pain attending at Apeksha Hospital, Maharagama Ms NP Edirisinghe (MPhil)
  • Assessment of the Respiratory Functions and Associated Factors among Women exposed to Biomass Fuel Combustion in a Suburban Community in Sri Lanka (MPhil) Dr. Gihani Jayaweera

 

 

 

GRANTS RECEIVED


 

  1. Received university grant for supervision of PhD research titled "Effectiveness of an educational programme on vulvo - vaginal discharge for public health midwives serving women living in a socially marginalized community in Colombo, Sri Lanka" - ASP/01/RE/MED/2016/53, Rs 1,093,7770/- Received on 01/02/2016. Progress reports have been submitted (PhD)
  2. Nutritional and Psychosocial factors affecting cognitive function and educational performance of early female adolescent school children in Galle educational Zone.
    ASP/06/RE/MED/2014/09, Rs. 573,000.00. Received on 2014.07.01. Progress reports have been submitted (MPhil)
  3. Primary health care workers role in promotion of vaginal health among females aged 18-49 years living in socially marginalized communities in Colombo District, Sri Lanka. ASP/06/RE/MED/2013/31, Rs. 453,230.00. Received on 2013.12.12. Progress reports have been submitted. (MPhil)
  4. Prevalence of divorce, associate risk factors and legal reasons among women separated/ divorced from their husbands living in three districts of Sri Lanka.
    ASP/06/RE/2009/07, Rs. 377,500.00, 2009. Have submitted the final report to research committee in 2013.
  5. Obtained IRQUE/ CBR Research grant - preparation of a poster for university academic sessions 2009 - supervisor group 12
  6. Pain management done at home and their associated factors by family caregivers of the patients with cancer pain attending at Apeksha Hospital, Maharagama. (MPhil) - Cancer Research Grant 2017. Rs 1,400,000
  7. Assessment of the Respiratory Functions and Associated Factors among Women exposed to Biomass Fuel Combustion in a Suburban Community in Sri Lanka (MPhil)
    ASP/01/RE/MED/2017/35. Rs 3,773,650/-
  8. Prevalence of sleep disordered breathing in pregnancy in Sri Lankan women and its correlates and effects on quality of life during pregnancy and pregnancy outcomes.
    ASP/01/RE/MED/2016/60 Rs 998,160/-

 

 

 

OTHER PROFESSIONAL AND SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITIES


 

  • Member of Council, Ceylon College of Community Physicians, 2007 till 2014
  • Member of Council, Population Association of Sri Lanka 2005/2006
  • Editor of the Journal of Community Physicians from 2009 - till 2014
  • Member Editorial Board - JCCPSL 2016 to date

 

 

 

MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS


 

  • Life Member, Sri Lanka Medical Association
  • Life Member, Ceylon College of Community Physicians
  • Life Member, Sri Lanka Medical Library
  • Life Member, Nutrition Society of Sri Lanka
  • Life Member, Population Association of Sri Lanka

 

 

 

MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS


 

  1. Co- author of book - Roots of our yield: A publication of the College of Community Physicians of Sri Lanka. 1st Edition September 2016. ISBN 978-95-0208-03-6.
    Authors: Dr. Santhushya Fernando, Dr. Sampatha Goonewardena, Dr.Deepika Attygalle, Dr. Ishra Nazeer, Mr. Nimal Weerasinghe
  2. Co- author of book - Early Child care and development. A handbook for parents and Primary Health care workers: A publication of the College of Community Physicians of Sri Lanka. 1st Edition September 2016. ISBN 978-955-7680-02-6
    Authors: Dr. Sampatha Goonewardena, Dr. S. Fernandopulle, Dr Deepika Attygalle
  3. Co- author of book : Prevalence and risk factors for divorce in Sri Lanka.
    Authors: Dr. Sampatha Goonewardena, Dr. Chamara Senaratna, Dr. Shamini Prathapan. Lambert Academic Publishing. ISBN No: 978-3-659-70956-2
  4. Role of public health field staff in provision of maternal and child health and family planning services in Sri Lanka. 1st Edition 2017
    Dr. Sampatha Goonewardena. Publisher: Sarvodaya Vishva Lekha ISBN: 978-955-38163-0-6

 

 

 

EDITOR OF A BOOK


 

  1. By Gone Days- Memoirs of a Gynecologist – Prof Wilfred Perera. ISBN- 978-955-97102-4-0 1st print June 2015, 2nd print September 2015
    Edited by Sampatha Goonewardena
  2. Editor of the Journal of College of Community Physicians of Sri Lanka 2011, 2013, 2014 (2 issues published per year)
  3. Editor Journal of the College of Community Physicians of Sri Lanka 2008, 2009, 2012