Crime scene photo show
The College of Forensic Pathologists of Sri Lanka will host a
photography exhibition on March 4 and 5, 2016 from 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 pm
at the 'Mihilaka Medura' at BMICH to coincide with their 15th
anniversary. The exhibition will include photographs of cases taken
during crime scene investigations and is sure to interest the public who
may get an idea of how a forensic medicine specialist goes about
assisting in solving crimes.
Parallel to the exhibition the inauguration of the annual sessions of
the college will be held on March 4 evening. The 3rd HVJ Fernando
memorial oration on theme Medical detectives take the lead will be
delivered by Dr. Jean Perera, Head of Department of Forensic Medicine
and Toxicology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo. The chief
guest for this occasion would be Vidyajothi Emeritus Prof. Lalitha
Mendis, Former competent authority of the University of Colombo and
former Dean Faculty of Medicine, Colombo.
On March 5 the Academic sessions will take place to discuss a topical
subject on 'Preparedness for mass disasters: Management of the dead'. A
document titled "Guidelines on the Management of the dead in disasters
and catastrophes" will also be launched by the college.