GSK share latest knowledge on respiratory diseases
The latest information available on the treatment and management of
respiratory diseases will be shared with the local medical fraternity by
several international and local experts later this month at a forum
organized by GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals (GSK).
The forum themed `Breathe with Confidence' will focus on chronic
obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma, two common respiratory
diseases in Sri Lanka.
The panel of speakers at this event will include of Dr. Prashant N
Chhajed, Chest Physician and Interventional Pulmonologist, Director Lung
Care Mumbai and Consultant at the Nanavati Hospital and Saifee Hospital
in Mumbai, Dr. Kirthi Gunasekera, Consultant Chest Physician at the
Central Chest Clinic Colombo, Dr. R Ajanthan, Senior Lecturer in
Paediatrics and Consultant Paediatrician at the University of Colombo.
Presentations will cover `Recent Advances in the Management of COPD'
(Dr. Prashant N Chhajed), `Systemic Manifestations of COPD' (Dr. Kirthi
Gunasekera) and `Paediatric Asthma' (Dr. R Ajanthan). The forum will
take place at the Colombo Hilton on the 15th of February from 7 pm