Mr. Akila Jayamaha, a distinguished member of the Faculty of Nursing at KIU, had the incredible opportunity to participate in the prestigious European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress 2023, which took place in the beautiful city of Milan, Italy, from 9th of September to 13th of September.
The ERS International Congress is an annual gathering that brings together some of the brightest minds in the field of respiratory medicine and science from around the globe. It serves as a platform to showcase the latest breakthroughs and innovations in this critical field of healthcare.
One of the highlights of Mr. Jayamaha’s participation was his poster presentation titled: “Physical Activity, Sedentary Behavior, and sleep quality of Sri Lankan adults with and without COPD – A Cross-sectional Study.”
Mr. Akila Jayamaha participated in The Global Health Network Conference 2022 which was held at the University of Cape Town, South Africa from 23rd to 25th November 2022. This conference aimed to bring together health research teams, organizations, health workers, policymakers, and practitioners to explore together how health research can be embedded into every healthcare setting.
The winner of the International Nurses’ Day 2022, Nursing Now Challenge Award for Research- Mr. Akila Jayamaha, Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Lecturer of the Faculty of Nursing, KIU
Ms. Chamilya Perera, Head of the Department of Research and Development, Faculty of Nursing, KIU attended as a guest speaker for the webinar on “Clinical Research Nurses-Emerging profile in Nursing” held on March 15, 2022, which was conducted by D Y Patil University School of Nursing, Navi Mumbai, India collaborate with Oxford University, UK.